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Summary of Drought for South Dakota

Abnormal dryness or drought are currently affecting approximately 124,000 people in South Dakota, which is about 15% 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
8/07/2018
75.32%24.68%3.38%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
7/31/2018
80.43%19.57%4.92%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
5/08/2018
58.61%41.39%19.26%0.00%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
8/08/2017
8.20%91.80%77.26%49.82%5.02%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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