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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Current Drought Conditions
A Situation Summary for New Hampshire
US Drought Monitor1 Classification for New Hampshire

Updated Thursdays based on data as of 7:00 AM Tuesday at US Drought Monitor


Daily updates at Weather Service Precipitation Analysis Tool or Northeast River Forecast Center

Stream Flow Conditions

Daily updates at USGS WaterWatch - Streamflow conditions

Groundwater Levels

Updated monthly at USGS Groundwater Watch

Drinking Water Supply Reservoirs

Contact the Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau at 271-0660 for information.

Recreational Lake Levels

Lake water levels for several water bodies in NH can be accessed at DES Real-Time Data & Information for Watersheds in New Hampshire.

Fire Danger Check daily. Conditions change frequently. (updates at NH Division of Forest & Lands)
Drought Conditions Check weekly during continued dry weather for Water Restrictions and Bans Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

1. The U.S. Drought Monitor is joint venture of the USDA; National Drought Mitigation Center; US Department of Commerce; and NOAA.

More information at:

DES Drought Management Program
DES Water Conservation Program

Contact Us:

James Martin, Public Information Officer
29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3710
(603) 271-8013 (fax)



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