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Summary of Drought for South Dakota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 159,000 people in South Dakota, which is about 20% of the state's population.

U.S. Drought Monitor - South Dakota

U.S. Drought Monitor - South Dakota
U.S. Drought Monitor - South Dakota
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
7/10/2018
77.86%22.14%8.20%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
7/03/2018
68.37%31.63%9.96%2.75%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
4/10/2018
39.96%60.04%32.48%12.01%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
6.68%93.32%52.84%18.64%5.92%0.00%
One Year Ago
7/11/2017
6.84%93.16%72.41%41.58%10.74%0.00%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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