Map of the Northern Great Plains showing drought status on October 20, 2020

In October 2020, almost every county of the Northern Great Plains was in some level of drought, ranging from Abnormally Dry to Extreme Drought. Click on the image for a larger view and source information.

Map source: Adapted from the U.S. Drought Monitor Map Archive, USDA Climate Hubs, October 20, 2020. The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC.

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8 September 2021 - 4:05pm