North Carolina
Drought Management Advisory Council

Map Archives

September 20, 2022

Drought Classifications

D0 - Abnormally Dry
D1 - Moderate Drought
D2 - Severe Drought
D3 - Extreme Drought
D4 - Exceptional Drought

S - Short-Term impacts, typically less than 6 months (e.g. agriculture, grasslands)
L - Long-Term impacts, typically greater than 6 months (e.g. hydrology, ecology)

D1

  • Bertie
  • Camden
  • Chowan
  • Currituck
  • Dare
  • Gates
  • Hertford
  • Hyde
  • Martin
  • Northampton
  • Pasquotank
  • Perquimans
  • Tyrrell
  • Washington

Total: 14

D0

  • Beaufort
  • Bladen
  • Carteret
  • Chatham
  • Craven
  • Cumberland
  • Duplin
  • Durham
  • Edgecombe
  • Granville
  • Halifax
  • Lee
  • Montgomery
  • Moore
  • Onslow
  • Orange
  • Pamlico
  • Pitt
  • Robeson
  • Sampson
  • Vance
  • Warren

Total: 22

Drought History (from the United States Drought Monitor)