North Carolina
Drought Management Advisory Council

Map Archives

November 22, 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)

D2

  • Cherokee
  • Clay
  • Graham
  • Swain

Total: 4

D1

  • Anson
  • Brunswick
  • Duplin
  • Haywood
  • Jackson
  • Macon
  • Madison
  • Montgomery
  • New Hanover
  • Onslow
  • Pender
  • Richmond
  • Sampson
  • Union

Total: 14

D0

  • Alamance
  • Beaufort
  • Bertie
  • Bladen
  • Buncombe
  • Cabarrus
  • Camden
  • Carteret
  • Caswell
  • Chatham
  • Chowan
  • Columbus
  • Craven
  • Cumberland
  • Currituck
  • Dare
  • Davidson
  • Durham
  • Edgecombe
  • Gates
  • Granville
  • Greene
  • Guilford
  • Halifax
  • Henderson
  • Hertford
  • Hoke
  • Hyde
  • Johnston
  • Jones
  • Lenoir
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • Nash
  • Northampton
  • Orange
  • Pamlico
  • Pasquotank
  • Perquimans
  • Person
  • Pitt
  • Randolph
  • Robeson
  • Rowan
  • Scotland
  • Stanly
  • Transylvania
  • Tyrrell
  • Vance
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Wilson

Total: 53

Drought History (from the United States Drought Monitor)