Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1908
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1907 1952
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep–Oct 1908
2-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1907 1952
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1946
Aug–Oct 1908
3-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1907 1958
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jul–Oct 1908
4-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jun–Oct 1908
5-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
May–Oct 1908
6-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Apr–Oct 1908
7-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Mar–Oct 1908
8-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Feb–Oct 1908
9-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jan–Oct 1908
10-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Dec 1907–Oct 1908
11-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Nov 1907–Oct 1908
12-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Ties: 1941
May 1907–Oct 1908
18-Month
36.62"
(930.15mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Nov 1906–Oct 1908
24-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Nov 1905–Oct 1908
36-Month
64.84"
(1,646.94mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
7.66"
(194.57mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1905 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Nov 1904–Oct 1908
48-Month
88.78"
(2,255.01mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
12.64"
(321.05mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1907 1936
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1903–Oct 1908
60-Month
105.76"
(2,686.30mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1907 1937
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/