Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1913

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1913
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1908 1942
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1897
Ties: 1935, 1966
Dec 1912–Jan 1913
2-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1906 1987
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1910
Ties: 2005
Nov 1912–Jan 1913
3-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1913
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1923
Oct 1912–Jan 1913
4-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1913
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1999
Sep 1912–Jan 1913
5-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1953
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1997
Ties: 1991
Aug 1912–Jan 1913
6-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1911 1959
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1997, 2020
Jul 1912–Jan 1913
7-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2020
Jun 1912–Jan 1913
8-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2020
Ties: 1974
May 1912–Jan 1913
9-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2020
Apr 1912–Jan 1913
10-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1912 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2020
Ties: 1912, 1925
Mar 1912–Jan 1913
11-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1912 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1912–Jan 1913
12-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1912 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Aug 1911–Jan 1913
18-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1911–Jan 1913
24-Month
34.44"
(874.78mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1935
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1910–Jan 1913
36-Month
47.42"
(1,204.47mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-9.67"
(-245.62mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2020
Feb 1909–Jan 1913
48-Month
68.53"
(1,740.66mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-7.49"
(-190.25mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Feb 1908–Jan 1913
60-Month
91.67"
(2,328.42mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1900 1938
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/