Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1896
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
83rd Driest Driest to Date 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1915
Ties: 1986, 2003
Jan–Feb 1896
2-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
81st Driest Driest to Date 1983
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1915
Ties: 1955, 1960
Dec 1895–Feb 1896
3-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 2002
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1895–Feb 1896
4-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
96th Driest Driest to Date 1913
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Ties: 1929
Oct 1895–Feb 1896
5-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1934
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Ties: 1953
Sep 1895–Feb 1896
6-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1934
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1895–Feb 1896
7-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1959
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jul 1895–Feb 1896
8-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1977
120th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Ties: 1975
Jun 1895–Feb 1896
9-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1937
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
May 1895–Feb 1896
10-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1937
107th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Apr 1895–Feb 1896
11-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1937
101st Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Mar 1895–Feb 1896
12-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Ties: 1927

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/