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In the UK, a period of fifteen days on none of which more than 0.25 mm of rain falls. National definitions vary with climate; in Libya, droughts are recognized only after two years without rain. These arbitrary definitions give no indication of the impact of drought.

http://md.water.usgs.gov/drought/define.html Provides more definitions of drought.

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