The U.S. Drought Monitor graph produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center which monitors drought in the United States shows that Texas has moved out of the "Exceptional Drought' category (04). However, parts of Texas are still in the Moderate, Severe and Extreme Drought categories.
One year ago 64.78% of Texas was in the Exceptional category. Today that total has dropped to 0%.
89.99% of Texas is still in drought conditions ranging from 'Abnormally Dry' (D0 Drought Category) to 'Extreme Drought' (D3 Drought Category). Only 10.01% of Texas is out of any type of drought conditions.
Nationally, 68.78% of the contiguous U.S. land area is experiencing some type of drought conditions with only 5.19% classified as either extreme or exceptional drought and 31.22% of the country classified as drought-free.