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Drought Monitor & Weather Conditions

Drought Monitor Information

The data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is Tuesday at 7 a.m. Eastern Time. The maps, which are based on analysis of the data, are released each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

The iGrow Drought Center is a service of the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension providing reports, alerts and much more.

Weather Conditions

Comparison of 2012 to 2016 Drought Map