Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1898
1-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1915
Ties: 1972
Jan–Feb 1898
2-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1983
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1915
Dec 1897–Feb 1898
3-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Ties: 1927
Nov 1897–Feb 1898
4-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1913
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Ties: 1908
Oct 1897–Feb 1898
5-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Sep 1897–Feb 1898
6-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Ties: 1991
Aug 1897–Feb 1898
7-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1959
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Jul 1897–Feb 1898
8-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Jun 1897–Feb 1898
9-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
May 1897–Feb 1898
10-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Apr 1897–Feb 1898
11-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Ties: 2007
Mar 1897–Feb 1898
12-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Sep 1896–Feb 1898
18-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Mar 1896–Feb 1898
24-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1935
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Mar 1895–Feb 1898
36-Month
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1937
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/