Economic loss due to major droughts in the U.S. from 1990 to 2016

Economic loss caused by major droughts in the United States from 1900 to 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Economic loss due to major droughts in the U.S. from 1990 to 2016 This statistic shows the estimated economic losses or costs that resulted from droughts in the United States between 1900 and 2016. In 2011, the United States suffered from a drought that caused approximately 8 billion U.S. dollars worth of losses.
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Economic loss caused by major droughts in the United States from 1900 to 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Period of droughtEconomic loss in billion U.S. dollars
June to December 2012 (South-West regions, Mid-West)20
January to November 2011 (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana)8
July to August 2002 (Midwest)3.3
January to December 2014 (San Joaquin vally in California)2.2
January to September 2015 (California)1.8
June 2000 to December 2002 (South Carolina, Georgia)1.1
July to December 1999 (Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio)1.1
January to July 1991 (California)1
July 1991 (Pennsylvania, Maryland)0.34
October 2007 to June 2009 (California, Georgia, Maryland)0.3
Period of droughtEconomic loss in billion U.S. dollars
June to December 2012 (South-West regions, Mid-West)20
January to November 2011 (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana)8
July to August 2002 (Midwest)3.3
January to December 2014 (San Joaquin vally in California)2.2
January to September 2015 (California)1.8
June 2000 to December 2002 (South Carolina, Georgia)1.1
July to December 1999 (Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio)1.1
January to July 1991 (California)1
July 1991 (Pennsylvania, Maryland)0.34
October 2007 to June 2009 (California, Georgia, Maryland)0.3
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This statistic shows the estimated economic losses or costs that resulted from droughts in the United States between 1900 and 2016. In 2011, the United States suffered from a drought that caused approximately 8 billion U.S. dollars worth of losses.
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