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Ludlow, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Ludlow is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Ludlow is much lower than South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #433

Ludlow, SD
0.00
South Dakota
0.05
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Ludlow, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #435

Ludlow, SD
22.82
South Dakota
114.73
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 994 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ludlow, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:43Cold:16Dense Fog:0Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:23Hail:463Heat:2Heavy Snow:29
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:61
Thunderstorm Winds:276Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:36Winter Weather:8
Other:26 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Ludlow, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Ludlow, SD.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Ludlow, SD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 4 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Ludlow, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
34.61977-06-14246°15'N / 103°53'W46°12'N / 103°43'W8.20 Miles33 Yards01250K0Bowman
41.51969-07-07445°17'N / 103°45'W1.80 Miles133 Yards0025K0Harding
43.51972-05-25245°31'N / 102°35'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Perkins
48.51964-08-01245°31'N / 102°28'W0.80 Mile100 Yards0025K0Perkins


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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