Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1910

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1910
1-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1909 1942
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1897
Ties: 1907
Dec 1909–Jan 1910
2-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1909 1987
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1910
Nov 1909–Jan 1910
3-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1909 1913
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1923
Oct 1909–Jan 1910
4-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1908 1913
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1999
Sep 1909–Jan 1910
5-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1909 1953
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1997
Aug 1909–Jan 1910
6-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1909 1959
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1997, 2020
Jul 1909–Jan 1910
7-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1909 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Jun 1909–Jan 1910
8-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
May 1909–Jan 1910
9-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Apr 1909–Jan 1910
10-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Ties: 1915
Mar 1909–Jan 1910
11-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Feb 1909–Jan 1910
12-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Aug 1908–Jan 1910
18-Month
28.95"
(735.33mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1909 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Feb 1908–Jan 1910
24-Month
44.25"
(1,123.95mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1909 1935
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1907–Jan 1910
36-Month
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1906 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Feb 1906–Jan 1910
48-Month
86.44"
(2,195.58mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Feb 1905–Jan 1910
60-Month
110.80"
(2,814.32mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1909 1938
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

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