CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER, NCEP, NWS, NOAA
WEEK 29 OF THE 2017 GROWING SEASON IS THE WEEK ENDING 16 SEP 2017
KEETCH-BYRAM DROUGHT INDEX SUGGESTED STARTUP VALUES
ADDITIONAL CALCULATIONS DONE BY THE WILDLAND FIRE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
STCDCLIMATE DIVISIONFIELD CAPACITY (%)KBDI Starting Value
CT 1NORTHWEST 67.8257
CT 2CENTRAL 49.1407
CT 3COASTAL 27.5580
DE 1NORTHERN 78.4172
DE 2SOUTHERN 85.2118
ME 1NORTHERN 62.9296
ME 2SOUTHERN INTERIOR 62.8297
ME 3COASTAL 45.4436
MD 1SOUTHEASTERN SHORE 85.4116
MD 2CEN. EASTERN SHORE 84.5124
MD 3LOWER SOUTHERN 61.6307
MD 4UPPER SOUTHERN 69.7242
MD 5NORTHEASTERN SHORE 71.2230
MD 6NORTHERN CENTRAL 79.4164
MD 7APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN 53.6371
MD 8ALLEGHENY PLATEAU 71.1231
MA 1WESTERN 64.6283
MA 2CENTRAL 54.2366
MA 3COASTAL 40.3477
NH 1NORTHERN 73.6211
NH 2SOUTHERN 80.6155
NJ 1NORTHERN 86.4108
NJ 2SOUTHERN 88.195
NJ 3COASTAL 84.9120
NY 1WESTERN PLATEAU 81.7146
NY 2EASTERN PLATEAU 78.4172
NY 3NORTHERN PLATEAU 87.798
NY 4COASTAL 36.2510
NY 5HUDSON VALLEY 70.0240
NY 6MOHAWK VALLEY 66.1271
NY 7CHAMPLAIN VALLEY 74.1207
NY 8ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY 86.8105
NY 9GREAT LAKES 71.3229
NY 10CENTRAL LAKES 70.4236
NC 1SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS 100.00
NC 2NORTHERN MOUNTAINS 100.00
NC 3NORTHERN PIEDMONT 43.3453
NC 4CENTRAL PIEDMONT 51.1391
NC 5SOUTHERN PIEDMONT 60.7314
NC 6SO. COASTAL PLAINS 100.00
NC 7CEN. COASTAL PLAINS 95.635
NC 8NO. COASTAL PLAINS 88.988
OH 1NORTHWEST 55.3357
OH 2NORTH CENTRAL 57.1343
OH 3NORTHEAST 44.3445
OH 4WEST CENTRAL 53.0376
OH 5CENTRAL 61.2310
OH 6CENTRAL HILLS 54.4364
OH 7NORTHEAST HILLS 45.0440
OH 8SOUTHWEST 58.7330
OH 9SOUTH CENTRAL 63.6291
OH 10SOUTHEAST 56.8345
PA 1POCONO MOUNTAINS 89.782
PA 2EAST CENTRAL MTNS. 89.881
PA 3SE PIEDMONT 91.072
PA 4LOWER SUSQUEHANNA 80.3157
PA 5MIDDLE SUSQUEHANNA 74.9200
PA 6UPPER SUSQUEHANNA 69.0248
PA 7CENTRAL MOUNTAINS 49.2406
PA 8SOUTH CENTRAL MTNS. 64.1287
PA 9SOUTHWEST PLATEAU 48.3413
PA 10NORTHWEST PLATEAU 49.5404
RI 1ALL 35.3517
SC 1MOUNTAIN 100.00
SC 2NORTHWEST 77.0184
SC 3NORTH CENTRAL 46.4428
SC 4NORTHEAST 100.00
SC 5WEST CENTRAL 66.4268
SC 6CENTRAL 68.6251
SC 7SOUTHERN 100.00
VT 1NORTHEASTERN 82.4140
VT 2WESTERN 88.691
VT 3SOUTHEASTERN 67.2262
VA 1TIDEWATER 84.7122
VA 2EASTERN PIEDMONT 48.3413
VA 3WESTERN PIEDMONT 43.7450
VA 4NORTHERN 50.4396
VA 5CENTRAL MOUNTAIN 41.2470
VA 6SOUTHWESTERN MTNS. 52.2382
WV 1NORTHWESTERN 63.0296
WV 2NORTH CENTRAL 67.5260
WV 3SOUTHWESTERN 48.3413
WV 4CENTRAL 66.0272
WV 5SOUTHERN 36.1511
WV 6NORTHEASTERN 45.8433