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A Third of the U.S. Faces Drought

The failure of the summer monsoon and other moisture carrying systems has parched more than 90 percent of some states.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using GRACE data from the National Drought Mitigation Center and data from the United States Drought Monitor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Published August 13, 2020
Data acquired August 10, 2020

Sources:
GRACE-FO
In situ Measurement