Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, July 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1899
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1993
Jun–Jul 1899
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1993
May–Jul 1899
3-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Apr–Jul 1899
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Mar–Jul 1899
5-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Feb–Jul 1899
6-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Jan–Jul 1899
7-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1915
Dec 1898–Jul 1899
8-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1915
Nov 1898–Jul 1899
9-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Oct 1898–Jul 1899
10-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1915
Sep 1898–Jul 1899
11-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1974
Aug 1898–Jul 1899
12-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1937
Feb 1898–Jul 1899
18-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1911
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Aug 1897–Jul 1899
24-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Aug 1896–Jul 1899
36-Month
53.44"
(1,357.38mm)
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Aug 1895–Jul 1899
48-Month
72.80"
(1,849.12mm)
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1936
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/