Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1942
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1897
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1940, 1951, 1954, 1984
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1987
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1910
Ties: 1945, 1977
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1913
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1923
Ties: 1938, 2007
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1913
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1953
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1959
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997, 2020
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
39.87"
(1,012.70mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1935
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
56.15"
(1,426.21mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1937
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/