Overall Green alert Drought for Western USA-2022
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015974
Name: Western USA-2022
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Sep 2022
Duration: 131 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 45793 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory


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