National Overview - February 2013
Divisional Precipitation and Temperature Departures

« National Overview - February 2013


Divisional Precipitation and Temperature Departures

The maps below show the drought conditions at the beginning of the winter (top), the percent of average precipitation from December to February (middle), and the drought conditions at the end of the winter (bottom) across the United States. On the precipitation map, shades of brown indicate areas that received less than 100 percent of their average precipitation and shades of green indicate areas that received more than 100 percent of their average precipitation for the month.



December 4, 2012 drought based on the USDM.
December 4, 2012 drought based on the USDM.
Credit: NOAA Climate.gov.
Percent of Precipitation in Winter 2012/2013
Percent of Precipitation in Winter 2012/2013 based on 1981-2010 average.
Credit: NOAA Climate.gov.
February 26, 2013 drought based on the USDM.
February 26, 2013 drought based on the USDM.
Credit: NOAA Climate.gov.