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Summary of Drought for South Dakota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 328,000 people in South Dakota, which is about 41% 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
6/19/2018
59.49%40.51%12.96%3.80%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
6/12/2018
56.60%43.40%22.50%3.80%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
3/20/2018
30.05%69.95%38.22%16.19%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
6/20/2017
16.32%83.68%51.27%20.29%2.07%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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