Visualizing the drought in the United States

Posted by Andrew Ba Tran on October 12, 2016

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Visualizing the drought in the United States

The National Drought Mitigation Center has rich data on the drought across the country.

I wrote a script that programatically created maps– for the U.S. and Connecticut.

I felt that the evolution was best illustrated by using small multiples so it would be easier for readers to compare one date to another.