Overall Green alert Drought for Northern Great Plains (Canada, USA)-2023
in Canada, United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 9 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016298
Name: Northern Great Plains (Canada, USA)-2023
Countries: Canada, United States
Start Date: End of Jan 2023
Duration: 321 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 101411 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),