Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
More than 25,000 people living in South Dakota are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Currently, South Dakota averages 10 dangerous heat days a year. By 2050, South Dakota is projected to see 35 such days annually.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
South Dakota is projected to see an increase in severity of widespread summer drought of approximately 75 percent by 2050.
In South Dakota, there are nearly 45,000 people living in areas at an elevated risk of inland flooding.
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