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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.

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  • Updates every five minutes.


  • Professional-grade equipment that is calibrated and maintained.


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

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

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South Dakota State University’s Mesonet now translating weather in Lakota

Weather in Lakota, translated, Aŋpétu Tókheča Lakȟótiya, is now provided on the website of South Dakota State University’s Mesonet, the state’s weather network. Lakota is one of three dialects of Oceti Sakowin, the state’s official Indigenous language.