Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America-2019
in Belize, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua

Event summary

Mild to severe impacts to people and to one or more sectors of the economy.

Name: Central America-2019
Countries: Belize, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Start Date: End of Sep 2018
Duration: 448 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 176153 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

GDACS Score

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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateDescription impactSource
1 0.5 10 Feb 2019 10:07 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 49105 km2 GDO
2 0.5 16 Feb 2019 15:47 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 49105 km2 GDO
3 0.5 08 Mar 2019 16:17 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 80424 km2 GDO
4 0.75 15 Mar 2019 17:17 Minor impact for agricultural drought in 68356 km2 GDO
5 1.5 17 Mar 2019 14:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 153915 km2 GDO
6 1.5 31 Mar 2019 12:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 204322 km2 GDO
8 1.5 12 Apr 2019 14:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 82622 km2 GDO
9 1.5 26 Apr 2019 15:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 106238 km2 GDO
10 1.5 08 May 2019 13:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 73705 km2 GDO
11 1.5 24 May 2019 09:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 85520 km2 GDO
12 1.5 24 May 2019 14:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 43199 km2 GDO
13 1.75 09 Jun 2019 15:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 43199 km2 GDO
14 1.75 16 Jun 2019 11:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 43199 km2 GDO
15 1.75 26 Jun 2019 00:00 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 85754 km2 GDO
16 1.75 02 Jul 2019 09:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 124312 km2 GDO
17 1.5 03 Jul 2019 12:41 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 130378 km2 GDO
18 1.5 16 Jul 2019 15:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 130378 km2 GDO
19 1.5 23 Jul 2019 08:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 133988 km2 GDO
20 1.5 01 Aug 2019 10:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 157734 km2 GDO
21 1.5 13 Aug 2019 12:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 253569 km2 GDO
22 1.5 26 Aug 2019 13:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 288630 km2 GDO
23 1.5 08 Sep 2019 10:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 367098 km2 GDO
24 1.5 10 Sep 2019 14:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 674405 km2 GDO
25 1.5 25 Sep 2019 16:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 718149 km2 GDO
26 1.5 03 Oct 2019 13:57 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 626609 km2 GDO
27 1.5 22 Oct 2019 08:27 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 697734 km2 GDO
28 1.5 24 Oct 2019 13:47 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 690263 km2 GDO
29 1.5 06 Nov 2019 16:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 344820 km2 GDO
30 1.5 13 Nov 2019 10:07 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 330102 km2 GDO
31 1.5 20 Nov 2019 11:17 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 308187 km2 GDO
32 1.5 13 Dec 2019 05:37 Medium impact for agricultural drought in 176153 km2 GDO

Affected Countries

Country
Belize
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico


Affected ARU (Administrative Reporting Unit)

RDrI-Agri Name Country
- Medium Belize Belize
- Medium Guatemala Guatemala
- Medium Honduras Honduras
- Medium Campeche Mexico
- Medium Quintana Roo Mexico
- Medium Sinaloa Mexico
- Medium Yucatan Mexico
- Medium Chiapas Mexico

More information

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