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Archive Year: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
 
 
Overall Verification:
Note: In June 2013, the Climate Prediction Center made modifications to the U.S. Drought Outlooks. One of the major changes involved the replacement of the updated Seasonal Drought Outlook (SDO) with a new Monthly Drought Outlook (MDO). This change is reflected in the "Verification" column of the SDO archive table, starting with the July-September 2013 outlook (released on June 20, 2013), as there is now only one SDO verification link. Prior to this time, an SDO verification was made for the initial as well as the updated Seasonal Drought Outlook. Verifications for the MDO are available on the Monthly Drought Outlook archive web page.
 
Individual Verifications:
 
2014
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jul-Sep 2014 06-19-14 PNG PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
Jun-Aug 2014 05-15-14 PNG PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
May-Jul 2014 04-17-14 PNG PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
Apr-Jun 2014 03-20-14 PNG PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
Mar-May 2014 02-20-14 PNG PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text SDO
Feb-Apr 2014 01-16-14 PNG PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text SDO
 
 
2013
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2014 12-19-13 N/A PNG
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
SDO
Dec 2013-Feb 2014 11-21-13 N/A PNG
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
SDO
Nov 2013-Jan 2014 10-17-13 N/A PNG
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
SDO
Oct-Dec 2013 09-19-13 N/A PNG
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
SDO
Sep-Nov 2013 08-15-13 N/A PNG
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
SDO
Aug-Oct 2013 07-18-13 N/A GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
SDO
Jul-Sep 2013 06-20-13 N/A GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
SDO
Jun-Aug 2013 05-16-13 06-06-13 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
May-Jul 2013 04-18-13 05-02-13 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Apr-Jun 2013 03-21-13 04-04-13 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Mar-May 2013 02-21-13 03-07-13 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Feb-Apr 2013 01-17-13 02-07-13 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
 
 
2012
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2013 12-20-12 01-03-13 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Dec 2012-Feb 2013 11-15-12 12-06-12 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Nov 2012-Jan 2013 10-18-12 11-01-12 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Updated
Oct-Dec 2012 09-20-12 10-04-12 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Sep-Nov 2012 08-16-12 09-06-12 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Aug-Oct 2012 07-19-12 08-02-12 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jul-Sep 2012 06-21-12 07-05-12 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jun-Aug 2012 05-17-12 06-07-12 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
May-Jul 2012 04-19-12 05-03-12 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Apr-Jun 2012 03-15-12 04-05-12 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Mar-May 2012 02-16-12 03-01-12 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Feb-Apr 2012 01-19-12 02-02-12 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
 
 
2011
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2012 12-15-11 01-05-12 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Dec 2011-Feb 2012 11-17-11 12-01-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Nov 2011-Jan 2012 10-20-11 11-03-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Unavailable
Oct-Dec 2011 09-15-11 10-06-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Sep-Nov 2011 08-18-11 09-01-11 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Aug-Oct 2011 07-21-11 08-04-11 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jul-Sep 2011 06-16-11 07-07-11 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jun-Aug 2011 05-19-11 06-02-11 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
May-Jul 2011 04-21-11 05-05-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Unavailable
Unavailable
Apr-Jun 2011 03-17-11 04-07-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Mar-May 2011 02-17-11 03-03-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Feb-Apr 2011 01-20-11 02-03-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
 
 
2010
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2011 12-16-10 01-06-11 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Dec 2010-Feb 2011 11-18-10 12-02-10 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Nov 2010-Jan 2011 10-21-10 11-04-10 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Unavailable
Update
Oct-Dec 2010 09-16-10 10-07-10 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Sep-Nov 2010 08-19-10 09-02-10 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Aug-Oct 2010 07-15-10 08-05-10 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jul-Sep 2010 06-17-10 07-01-10 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Unavailable
Update
Jun-Aug 2010 05-20-10 06-03-10 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
May-Jul 2010 04-15-10 05-06-10 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Apr-Jun 2010 03-18-10 04-01-10 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Mar-May 2010 02-18-10 03-04-10 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Feb-Apr 2010 01-18-10 02-04-10 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
 
 
2009
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2010 12-17-09 01-07-10 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Dec 2009-Feb 2010 11-19-09 12-03-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Nov 2009-Jan 2010 10-15-09 11-05-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Oct-Dec 2009 09-17-09 10-01-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Sep-Nov 2009 08-20-09 09-03-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Aug-Oct 2009 07-16-09 08-06-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jul-Sep 2009 06-18-09 07-02-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jun-Aug 2009 05-21-09 06-04-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
May-Jul 2009 04-16-09 05-07-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Apr-Jun 2009 03-19-09 04-02-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Mar-May 2009 02-19-09 03-05-09 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Feb-Apr 2009 01-15-09 02-05-09 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
 
 
2008
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2009 12-18-08 12-31-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Dec 2008-Feb 2009 11-20-08 12-04-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Nov 2008-Jan 2009 10-16-08 11-06-08 GIF
GIF
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PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Oct-Dec 2008 09-18-08 10-02-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Sep-Nov 2008 08-21-08 09-04-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Aug-Oct 2008 07-17-08 08-07-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jul-Sep 2008 06-19-08 07-03-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Jun-Aug 2008 05-15-08 06-05-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
May-Jul 2008 04-17-08 05-01-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Apr-Jun 2008 03-20-08 04-03-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Mar-May 2008 02-21-08 03-06-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
Feb-Apr 2008 01-17-08 02-07-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Initial
Update
 
 
2007
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date

(If Applicable)
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2008 12-20-07 01-03-08 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
Dec 2006-Feb 2007 11-15-07 12-06-07 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
Nov 2006-Jan 2007 10-18-07 11-01-07 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
Oct-Dec 2007 09-20-07 10-04-07 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
Sep-Nov 2007 08-16-07 09-06-07 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
Aug-Oct 2007 07-19-07 08-02-07 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
Jul-Sep 2007 06-21-07 07-05-07 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
Jun-Aug 2007 05-17-07 06-07-07 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
Available
May-Jul 2007 04-19-07   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Apr-Jun 2007 03-16-07   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Mar-May 2007 02-16-07   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Feb-Apr 2007 01-18-07   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
 
 
2006
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date

(If Applicable)
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2007 12-21-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Dec 2006-Feb 2007 11-16-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Nov 2006-Jan 2007 10-19-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Oct-Dec 2006 09-21-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Sep-Nov 2006 08-17-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text Available
Aug-Oct 2006 07-20-06   GIF PDF  Adobe PDF Reader Text  
Jul-Sep 2006 06-15-06 07-07-06 GIF
GIF
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
PDF Adobe PDF Reader
Text
Text
 
Jun-Aug 2006 05-18-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
May-Jul 2006 04-20-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
Apr-Jun 2006 03-16-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
Mar-May 2006 02-16-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
Feb-Apr 2006 01-19-06   GIF PDF Adobe PDF Reader Text  
 
2005
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date

(If Applicable)
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2006 12-15-05   GIF Text  
Dec 2005 - Feb 2006 11-17-05 12-02-05 GIF
GIF
Text
Text
 
Nov 2005-Jan 2006 10-20-05   GIF Text  
Oct-Dec 2005 09-15-05 10-06-05 GIF
GIF
Text
Text
 
Sep-Nov 2005 08-18-06   GIF Text  
Aug-Oct 2005 07-21-06   GIF Text  
Jul-Sep 2005 06-16-05   GIF Text  
Jun-Aug 2005 05-19-05   GIF Text  
May-Jul 2005 04-21-05   GIF Text  
Apr-Jun 2005 03-17-05   GIF Text  
Mar-May 2005 02-17-05   GIF Text  
Feb-Apr 2005 01-20-05   GIF Text  
 
2004
Forecast
Period
Release
Date
Revised
Forecast Date

(If Applicable)
Outlook
Format
Verification
Jan-Mar 2005 12-16-04   GIF Text  
Dec 2004 - Feb 2005 11-18-04   GIF Text  
Nov 2004-Jan 2005 10-21-04   GIF Text  
Oct-Dec 2004 09-17-04   GIF Text  
Sep-Nov 2004 08-19-04   GIF Text  
Aug-Oct 2004 07-15-04   GIF Text  
Jul-Sep 2004 06-17-04   GIF Text  
Jun-Aug 2004 05-20-04   GIF Text  
May-Jul 2004 04-15-04   GIF Text  
Apr-Jun 2004 03-18-04   GIF Text  
Mar-May 2004 02-19-04   GIF Text  
Feb-Apr 2004 01-15-04   GIF Text  
 

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