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South Dakota, Climate Division 6. Central

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1921
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1987
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1983
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1915
Ties: 1905, 1943
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1983
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Ties: 1937, 1976
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1913
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Ties: 1953
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1913
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Ties: 1958
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1959
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1959
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
8.84"
(224.54mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1896
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
11.97"
(304.04mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1916
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
14.70"
(373.38mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
17.52"
(445.01mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Ties: 2017
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
21.96"
(557.78mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
38.10"
(967.74mm)
35.00"
(889.00mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1997
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
55.39"
(1,406.91mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
69.39"
(1,762.51mm)
69.68"
(1,769.87mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Ties: 1908
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
91.17"
(2,315.72mm)
86.91"
(2,207.51mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1938
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/