Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1895
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 2001
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 1906
Jul–Aug 1895
2-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1947
121st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2012
Jun–Aug 1895
3-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May–Aug 1895
4-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Ties: 1950
Apr–Aug 1895
5-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1936
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1930
Mar–Aug 1895
6-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1936
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Aug 1895
7-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1936
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Aug 1895
8-Month
13.81"
(350.77mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1936
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/