Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1912
1-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1911 2001
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1906
Ties: 1956
Jul–Aug 1912
2-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1911 1947
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun–Aug 1912
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1993
Ties: 1899
May–Aug 1912
4-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1962
Apr–Aug 1912
5-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Mar–Aug 1912
6-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Feb–Aug 1912
7-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jan–Aug 1912
8-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1911–Aug 1912
9-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Nov 1911–Aug 1912
10-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Oct 1911–Aug 1912
11-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Sep 1911–Aug 1912
12-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Mar 1911–Aug 1912
18-Month
31.19"
(792.23mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Sep 1910–Aug 1912
24-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Sep 1909–Aug 1912
36-Month
50.61"
(1,285.49mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-6.53"
(-165.87mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Sep 1908–Aug 1912
48-Month
71.63"
(1,819.40mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-4.46"
(-113.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Sep 1907–Aug 1912
60-Month
92.06"
(2,338.32mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Ties: 1931

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/