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drought index

  • A meteorological index incorporating precipitation, temperature, photoperiod, and soil conditions, used as a means of expressing the severity (or non-severity) of drought.
German: Ariditätsindex
French: indice de sécheresse
Italian: indice di aridità
Spanish: índice de sequía
Portuguese: índice de sêca
See also:
  • Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI)