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40 weeks and counting: This chart shows the severity of the U.S. drought

The Hoover Dam has seen low water levels due to drought. Image: REUTERS/Bridget Bennett

Katharina Buchholz

Data Journalist, Statista

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a chart showing the drought coverage in continental usa
The last time the country faced similarly droughts was between April 2012 and May 2013. Image: Statista
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