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U.S. Drought Monitor - South Dakota

As of October 17, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - South Dakota
U.S. Drought Monitor - South Dakota
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
10/17/2017
27.70%72.30%47.34%20.56%3.61%0.00%
Last Week
10/10/2017
25.25%74.75%57.96%32.30%5.62%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/18/2017
0.03%99.97%82.10%54.64%11.12%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
61.22%38.78%26.01%6.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
22.93%77.07%57.96%32.30%5.62%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/18/2016
46.08%53.92%21.60%1.33%0.00%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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