Overall Green alert Drought for Northern Great Plains (Canada, USA)-2023
in Canada, United States

Event summary

Drought Alberta-Saskatchewan (Canada)-2023 is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on episode 0.

Name: Northern Great Plains (Canada, USA)-2023
Countries: Canada, United States
Start Date: End of Jan 2023
Duration: 321 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 101411 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.25 30 Apr 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 30733 km2 GDO
2 0.25 10 May 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 30733 km2 GDO
3 0.25 20 May 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 30733 km2 GDO
4 0.25 30 May 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 15282 km2 GDO
5 0.25 10 Jun 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 15282 km2 GDO
6 0.25 30 Jun 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 124760 km2 GDO
7 0.25 10 Jul 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 101920 km2 GDO
8 0.25 20 Jul 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 78582 km2 GDO
9 0.5 30 Jul 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 94203 km2 GDO
10 0.5 10 Aug 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 260520 km2 GDO
11 0.5 20 Aug 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 314422 km2 GDO
12 0.5 30 Aug 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 275817 km2 GDO
13 0.5 10 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 267761 km2 GDO
14 0.5 20 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 251979 km2 GDO
15 0.5 30 Sep 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 212355 km2 GDO
16 0.5 10 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 220572 km2 GDO
17 0.5 20 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 220572 km2 GDO
18 0.5 30 Oct 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 93855 km2 GDO
19 0.5 08 Dec 2023 00:00 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 101411 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Canada


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Alberta Canada
- Medium Saskatchewan Canada
- Low Montana United States

More information

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