Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1896
1-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2001
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1906
Jul–Aug 1896
2-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1895 1947
106th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun–Aug 1896
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May–Aug 1896
4-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Ties: 1975
Apr–Aug 1896
5-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Aug 1896
6-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Aug 1896
7-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1899
Jan–Aug 1896
8-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–Aug 1896
9-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1922
Nov 1895–Aug 1896
10-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1934
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1895–Aug 1896
11-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
74th Driest Driest to Date 1934
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–Aug 1896
12-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1936
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1895–Aug 1896
18-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1934
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/