The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) serves as a trigger for multiple forms of federal disaster relief for agricultural producers. There are multiple ways to contribute your observations.
- Talk to your state climatologist.
- Email email@example.com to inform the USDM authors.
- Become a Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHs) observer. Submit drought reports along with daily precipitation observations to the CoCoRaHS. https://www.cocorahs.org/
- Submit Condition Monitoring Observer Reports: go.unl.edu/CMOR.