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Mesonet at SDState

Real Weather Data from the Ground Up

With the support of local station sponsors, the Mesonet at SDState is the state's live weather network with over two dozen stations serving the general public, agriculture, natural resources, emergency management and research.


Updates every five minutes.


Professional-grade equipment that is calibrated and maintained.


Complete weather plus specialty measurements like soil and sunshine for agriculture.


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This center comprises part of the SDSU Agricultural Experiment Station research infrastructure.


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SDSU One of Four Schools Chosen to Lead the Upper Missouri River Snowpack Monitoring System, Awarded $12.8 Million Contract

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) and Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) today praised the news that the U.S.

South Dakota Mesonet Weather Network Remains Operational During COVID-19 Pandemic

The South Dakota Mesonet weather network and its website,, continues to provide South Dakotans with crucial weather information during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Dakota Mesonet Works to Improve Snow and Soil Moisture Data Availability for Flood Risk Assessment

A newly updated weather station near Brookings, S.D.