Global Super Drought Monitor [Updated to 2024-06]


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Data Sources: The precipitation data is obtained by concatenating CRU TS4.05 and CPC, and the PET data is obtained by concatenating CRU TS4.05 and USGS FEWS. Note that the climatology of CPC and USGS FEWS data are adjusted in reference to CRU data. The common periods for CRU-CPC precipitation and CRU-FEWS PET are 1979-2020 and 2002-2020, respectively. We acknowledge the data provides, CRU (https://crudata.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/hrg/), CPC (https://psl.noaa.gov/data/gridded/data.cpc.globalprecip.html) and USGS FEWS (https://earlywarning.usgs.gov/fews).