Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1903
1-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1901 1942
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1897
Ties: 1927, 2004
Dec 1902–Jan 1903
2-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1902 1987
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1910
Ties: 1932
Nov 1902–Jan 1903
3-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1902 1913
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1923
Ties: 1896
Oct 1902–Jan 1903
4-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1901 1913
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1999
Sep 1902–Jan 1903
5-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1900 1953
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1997
Aug 1902–Jan 1903
6-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1900 1959
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1997, 2020
Jul 1902–Jan 1903
7-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Ties: 1988
Jun 1902–Jan 1903
8-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
May 1902–Jan 1903
9-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Apr 1902–Jan 1903
10-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Mar 1902–Jan 1903
11-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Feb 1902–Jan 1903
12-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Aug 1901–Jan 1903
18-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Feb 1901–Jan 1903
24-Month
39.71"
(1,008.63mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1901 1935
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Feb 1900–Jan 1903
36-Month
59.17"
(1,502.92mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1899–Jan 1903
48-Month
77.82"
(1,976.63mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1898–Jan 1903
60-Month
93.20"
(2,367.28mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1902 1938
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/