May 19, 2020

How to: Measure drought

Drought severity in the swamp ...

Is typically measured by the depth of the water table.

Historic calendar
comparing this year's drought
to previous years

But just as important ...

Is the duration in terms of time.


Spring 2011 was our drought of record.

Deep drydown conditions persisted for three months straight.


This year, we're only at a month and a half.

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