Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1942
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1897
Ties: 1987
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1987
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1910
Ties: 1935
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1913
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1923
Ties: 1987
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1899 1913
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1999
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1953
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1997
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1899 1959
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997, 2020
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Ties: 1971
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-3.23"
(-82.05mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
34.03"
(864.36mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1899 1935
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
51.56"
(1,309.62mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-5.53"
(-140.47mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
73.90"
(1,877.06mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
84th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1938
95th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/