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Summary of Drought for South Dakota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 1,062,000 people in South Dakota, which is about 91% 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
1/16/2018
6.68%93.32%52.75%18.64%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
1/09/2018
6.68%93.32%52.75%18.64%5.92%0.00%
Three Months Ago
10/17/2017
27.70%72.30%47.34%20.56%3.61%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
6.68%93.32%52.84%18.64%5.92%0.00%
One Year Ago
1/17/2017
61.22%38.78%26.01%6.00%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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