Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1899
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1898 2001
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1906
Jul–Aug 1899
2-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1898 1947
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun–Aug 1899
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Ties: 1912
May–Aug 1899
4-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Apr–Aug 1899
5-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Aug 1899
6-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Aug 1899
7-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Ties: 1896
Jan–Aug 1899
8-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Dec 1898–Aug 1899
9-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Nov 1898–Aug 1899
10-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Oct 1898–Aug 1899
11-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1898–Aug 1899
12-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Mar 1898–Aug 1899
18-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1897–Aug 1899
24-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Sep 1896–Aug 1899
36-Month
55.25"
(1,403.35mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Sep 1895–Aug 1899
48-Month
74.29"
(1,886.97mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1936
81st 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 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/