NCEI Drought Summary

NCEI State of the Climate - Drought Summary

The National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) provides a detailed discussion on drought conditions in different regions of the U.S. The State of the Climate–Drought summary is published monthly and corresponds to the conditions of the previous month.

The State of the Climate–Drought summarizes many different drought monitors and indices, including the U.S. Drought Monitor, Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), precipitation anomalies, and soil moisture conditions, among other variables.