On May 19, the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released their temperature and precipitation outlooks for June and the summer season ahead. See a full report of what to expect for the summer of 2022.
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A derecho event on Thursday, May 12 brought high winds and a dust storm (haboob) across eastern South Dakota.
While the moisture was needed, the systems were severe with blizzard conditions occurring from multi-day, strong-gusting winds across the area.
The May climate outlook favors cooler and wetter than average conditions. It is possible producers could experience some short-term drought relief, with a return to drought or re-intensifying in the mid-summer season.
April 29, 2022
SDSU Extension will host drought management meetings across South Dakota May 10-12.
Stay ahead of drought impacts with SDSU Extension's timely climate updates, business insights and research-tested management tips.
March 23, 2022
The climate outlook for spring 2022 has increased concern for drought in South Dakota, with the March 17 U.S. Drought Monitor showing two-thirds of the state in either moderate or severe drought.
November 23, 2021
La Niña conditions have been officially declared this season by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), but what does that mean for South Dakota’s winter climate, and this year’s outlook in particular?
The latest monthly and seasonal climate outlooks were released Sept. 16, 2021 by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center. Forecasters are pointing towards a warmer than average October, with odds leaning towards drier conditions for the last few months of the year.