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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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Wokini Initiative: A New Beginning - South Dakota State University

7 receive Wokini Challenge Grants

The Wokini Initiative at South Dakota State University has awarded seven Wokini Challenge Grants for fiscal year 2022. The challenge grants support innovative projects and/or research projects that align with the initiative’s five-year plan goals and objectives.

New South Dakota Mesonet weather station installed in Campbell County

The state’s weather network, the South Dakota Mesonet at South Dakota State University, has installed a new weather station near Mound City in Campbell County with the support of the Campbell County Conservation District.

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.