Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 27 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Apr 2023
Duration: 231 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 63621 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),