Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1897
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1896 1926
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1977
Ties: 1946
Feb–Mar 1897
2-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1926
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1977
Jan–Mar 1897
3-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1896 2015
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1977
Dec 1896–Mar 1897
4-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1977
Nov 1896–Mar 1897
5-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1896 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1897
Oct 1896–Mar 1897
6-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1896–Mar 1897
7-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 1959
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1896–Mar 1897
8-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1959
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jul 1896–Mar 1897
9-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1896 2013
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1896–Mar 1897
10-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1896–Mar 1897
11-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
17.14"
(435.36mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1896–Mar 1897
12-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Oct 1895–Mar 1897
18-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
100th Driest Driest to Date 1937
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1895–Mar 1897
24-Month
39.70"
(1,008.38mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
74th Driest Driest to Date 1935
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/