Overall Green alert Drought for Western USA-2020
in United States

Event summary

No evidence of relevant impacts or not enough information available to date.

Name: Western USA-2020
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of May 2020
Duration: 129 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 115116 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.25 22 Jun 2020 10:57 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 68433 km2 GDO
2 0.25 01 Jul 2020 16:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 98124 km2 GDO
3 0.5 15 Jul 2020 13:57 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 176177 km2 GDO
4 0.5 26 Jul 2020 17:17 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 195002 km2 GDO
5 0.5 02 Aug 2020 08:37 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 48635 km2 GDO
6 0.5 10 Aug 2020 15:27 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 77280 km2 GDO
7 0.5 26 Aug 2020 14:57 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 77280 km2 GDO
8 0.5 06 Sep 2020 16:47 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 87586 km2 GDO
9 0.75 26 Sep 2020 22:37 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 115116 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
United States


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Colorado United States
- Medium New Mexico United States
- Medium Texas United States
- Medium Wyoming United States
- Medium Nevada United States
- Medium Utah United States

More information

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