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Climate of 2006 - May
U.S. Drought Indicators


National Climatic Data Center, 15 June 2006

Global Analysis / Global Hazards / United States / U.S. Regional Drought / U.S. Drought Indicators / Extremes
Use these links to access detailed analyses of Global and U.S. data.

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The data presented in this drought report are preliminary. Ranks, anomalies, and percent areas may change as more complete data are received and processed.
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Several climate indicators are used to monitor drought in the United States. These indicators include:

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    Climate Services Division
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  • For further information on the historical climate perspective presented in this report, contact:
    Richard Heim
    NOAA/National Climatic Data Center
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    email: Richard.Heim@noaa.gov

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    Ned Guttman
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    fax: 828-271-4328
    email: Ned.Guttman@noaa.gov

    -or-

    Jay Lawrimore
    NOAA/National Climatic Data Center
    151 Patton Avenue
    Asheville, NC 28801-5001
    fax: 828-271-4328
    email: Jay.Lawrimore@noaa.gov
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