North Carolina
Drought Management Advisory Council

Map Archives

January 24, 2023

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

  • Beaufort
  • Bertie
  • Bladen
  • Brunswick
  • Camden
  • Chowan
  • Columbus
  • Craven
  • Currituck
  • Dare
  • Duplin
  • Edgecombe
  • Gates
  • Greene
  • Hertford
  • Hyde
  • Jones
  • Lenoir
  • Martin
  • New Hanover
  • Onslow
  • Pasquotank
  • Pender
  • Perquimans
  • Pitt
  • Sampson
  • Tyrrell
  • Washington
  • Wayne

Total: 29

D0

  • Anson
  • Carteret
  • Cumberland
  • Halifax
  • Hoke
  • Johnston
  • Nash
  • Northampton
  • Pamlico
  • Richmond
  • Robeson
  • Scotland
  • Union
  • Wilson

Total: 14

Drought History (from the United States Drought Monitor)