Majority of Drought Condition Categories in Oklahoma Climb Closer to 100 Percent

 

Oklahoma Farm Report

28 Jul 2022

 

Drought conditions in Oklahoma have ramped up significantly since last week with percentage shifts upward in most categories of drought over 30 points and the majority near or at 100 percent.

 

According to the latest drought monitor, in Oklahoma, exceptional drought remains at zero, the same as last week.

 

Extreme drought or worse has increased almost 31 percentage points from last week’s 6.8 percent and is now at 37.4 percent.

 

Severe drought or worse has increased 34.6 percentage points from last week’s 57.5 percent and is now at 92.1 percent.

 

Moderate drought is now at 99.8 percent, up slightly from last week’s 99.6 percent.

 

100 percent of Oklahoma remains in abnormally dry or worse conditions, same as last week’s 100 percent.

 

 

The 6-10 day precipitation outlook map shows the majority of Oklahoma is leaning below a 40-50 percent chance of precipitation through August 6th...

 

more, including drought map, links

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