Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1896
1-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
81st Driest Driest to Date 1942
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1897
Ties: 1923, 1988
Dec 1895–Jan 1896
2-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1987
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 1910
Nov 1895–Jan 1896
3-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
87th Driest Driest to Date 1913
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1923
Ties: 1903
Oct 1895–Jan 1896
4-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1913
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1895–Jan 1896
5-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1953
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1895–Jan 1896
6-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1959
115th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997, 2020
Jul 1895–Jan 1896
7-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1977
121st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1895–Jan 1896
8-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1937
112th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1895–Jan 1896
9-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1937
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1895–Jan 1896
10-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1937
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1895–Jan 1896
11-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1937
106th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1896
12-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1937
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/