Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1897
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Ties: 1924, 1997
Jan–Feb 1897
2-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1896 1983
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Dec 1896–Feb 1897
3-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Ties: 2019
Nov 1896–Feb 1897
4-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1896 1913
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Oct 1896–Feb 1897
5-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1896–Feb 1897
6-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1896–Feb 1897
7-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1896 1959
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Ties: 1945
Jul 1896–Feb 1897
8-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1896–Feb 1897
9-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1896–Feb 1897
10-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1949, 1972
Apr 1896–Feb 1897
11-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1896–Feb 1897
12-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1895–Feb 1897
18-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
80th Driest Driest to Date 1937
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1895–Feb 1897
24-Month
38.72"
(983.49mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1935
65th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/