GIS Data

Note: The URL for the WMS has changed as of 5-19-2023. Please see the USDM WMS links below for the updated URL.

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 visit our Data Download page. If you have further questions please e-mail your request to Brian Fuchs. We will make every effort to respond as soon as possible.

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.

    Date KMZ Shapefiles GML WMS GeoJSON Grid Statistics