Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1898 2001
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1906
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1947
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1933, 1937
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1899 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1993
Ties: 2018
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1962
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1919
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1938, 1967
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
36.63"
(930.40mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
55.30"
(1,404.62mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
71.13"
(1,806.70mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2011
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
91.88"
(2,333.75mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/