North Carolina
Drought Management Advisory Council

Map Archives

November 5, 2019

Drought Classifications

D0 - Abnormally Dry
D1 - Moderate Drought
D2 - Severe Drought
D3 - Extreme Drought
D4 - Exceptional Drought

S - Short-Term impacts, typically less than 6 months (e.g. agriculture, grasslands)
L - Long-Term impacts, typically greater than 6 months (e.g. hydrology, ecology)

D1

  • Anson
  • Cleveland
  • Gaston
  • Lincoln
  • Mecklenburg
  • Union
  • Vance
  • Warren

Total: 8

D0

  • Alexander
  • Cabarrus
  • Caldwell
  • Catawba
  • Chatham
  • Cherokee
  • Clay
  • Durham
  • Franklin
  • Granville
  • Halifax
  • Harnett
  • Henderson
  • Hoke
  • Iredell
  • Lee
  • Macon
  • Montgomery
  • Moore
  • Nash
  • Orange
  • Person
  • Polk
  • Randolph
  • Richmond
  • Rowan
  • Scotland
  • Stanly
  • Wake
  • Wilkes
  • Wilson

Total: 31

Drought History (from the United States Drought Monitor)