National Drought Mitigation Center

State Planning

Drought Plan

Iowa Drought Plan

Released in 2023
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

General Hazard Plan

Iowa Comprehensive Emergency Plan Part B: Iowa Hazard Mitigation Plan

Released in 2018
Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Water Plan

Management Strategy for Iowa Water Resources - 2007

Released in 2007
Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Climate Plan

No current plan on file

State Drought Websites


No contacts on file

State Climatologist

Justin Glisan
Iowa State Climatologist's Office
(515) 281-8981

Lead Agency

No lead agency on file

Current U.S. Drought Monitor - June 11, 2024

Estimated Population Affected by Drought