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Table 4 Agricultural drought severity for drought year 2009 and 2015 and wet year 2001 and 2007

From: Mapping the spatial and temporal variation of agricultural and meteorological drought using geospatial techniques, Ethiopia

No. Class Drought year Wet year
2009 2015 2001 2007
Area (%) Area (%) Area (%) Area (%)
1 Very severe drought 32.2 45.6 1.1 3.8
2 Severe drought 28.3 17.4 2.2 4.1
3 Moderate drought 23.5 14.7 6.0 7.2
4 Slight drought 9.23 7.38 7.5 6.2
5 Optimal/normal drought 6.86 15 83 79
  Total 100 100 100 100