Contact for GIS Data Requests
For more information regarding the Drought Monitor datasets, please contact Brian Fuchs at the NDMC via e-mail.
For those individuals interested in obtaining DM data for a period of time longer than a few weeks, please e-mail your request to Brian Fuchs. Include the date range, for example 2005-2009, and the state or county names. We will make every effort to respond to your request as soon as possible.
Current Drought Monitor Files
Please cite the Drought Monitor by including the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Download all Drought Monitor shapefiles for 2012.