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Dennis Todey

Dennis Todey is the Director of the Midwest Climate Hub in Ames. He is a native Iowan with his BS and PhD from Iowa State in Meteorology and Agricultural Meteorology. He has spent two stints in South Dakota, first completing his MS at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and most recently as Associate Professor and State Climatologist for South Dakota at South Dakota State University. He is well known regionally as a speaker and media source on various climate issues and is the former president of the American Association of State Climatologists. 

Dennis Todey, Director


  • Director, Midwest Climate Hub


American Association of State Climatologists, American Meteorological Society, American Society of Agronomy


1015 N University Blvd.
Ames, IA 50011-3611

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Focus Area

  • Climatology
  • Agricultural Meteorology