Special Report

This Is the State Hardest Hit by Drought

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Pennsylvania
> Drought Severity and Coverage Index week of June 8, 2021: 19
> Average DSCI over past 12 months: 54.5 — 22nd lowest
> Worst week of drought: 147, Oct 27, 2020
> Longest single stretch of severe drought, since last summer: 0 weeks

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Ohio
> Drought Severity and Coverage Index week of June 8, 2021: 21
> Average DSCI over past 12 months: 34.4 — 18th lowest
> Worst week of drought: 122, July 28, 2020
> Longest single stretch of severe drought, since last summer: 0 weeks

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Indiana
> Drought Severity and Coverage Index week of June 8, 2021: 21
> Average DSCI over past 12 months: 57.7 — 23rd lowest
> Worst week of drought: 148, Oct 13, 2020
> Longest single stretch of severe drought, since last summer: 0 weeks

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Oklahoma
> Drought Severity and Coverage Index week of June 8, 2021: 22
> Average DSCI over past 12 months: 72.8 — 24th lowest
> Worst week of drought: 143, July 7, 2020
> Longest single stretch of severe drought, since last summer: 0 weeks

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New Jersey
> Drought Severity and Coverage Index week of June 8, 2021: 25
> Average DSCI over past 12 months: 5.8 — 3rd lowest
> Worst week of drought: 100, May 25, 2021
> Longest single stretch of severe drought, since last summer: 0 weeks