North Carolina
Drought Management Advisory Council

Map Archives

January 18, 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

  • Alexander
  • Anson
  • Bladen
  • Cabarrus
  • Caswell
  • Catawba
  • Columbus
  • Cumberland
  • Davie
  • Gaston
  • Hoke
  • Iredell
  • Lincoln
  • Mecklenburg
  • Onslow
  • Pender
  • Person
  • Richmond
  • Robeson
  • Rowan
  • Scotland
  • Stanly
  • Surry
  • Union
  • Wilkes
  • Yadkin

Total: 26

D0

  • Alamance
  • Alleghany
  • Ashe
  • Avery
  • Beaufort
  • Bertie
  • Brunswick
  • Buncombe
  • Burke
  • Caldwell
  • Camden
  • Carteret
  • Chatham
  • Cherokee
  • Chowan
  • Clay
  • Cleveland
  • Craven
  • Currituck
  • Dare
  • Davidson
  • Duplin
  • Edgecombe
  • Forsyth
  • Gates
  • Granville
  • Greene
  • Guilford
  • Harnett
  • Haywood
  • Henderson
  • Hertford
  • Hyde
  • Jackson
  • Johnston
  • Jones
  • Lee
  • Lenoir
  • Martin
  • McDowell
  • Mitchell
  • Montgomery
  • Moore
  • New Hanover
  • Northampton
  • Orange
  • Pamlico
  • Pasquotank
  • Perquimans
  • Pitt
  • Polk
  • Randolph
  • Rockingham
  • Rutherford
  • Sampson
  • Stokes
  • Transylvania
  • Tyrrell
  • Vance
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • Watauga
  • Wayne
  • Wilson
  • Yancey

Total: 65

Drought History (from the United States Drought Monitor)