Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1916
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1942
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1897
Dec 1915–Jan 1916
2-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1915 1987
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1910
Nov 1915–Jan 1916
3-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1915 1913
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1923
Ties: 1972
Oct 1915–Jan 1916
4-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 1913
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1999
Sep 1915–Jan 1916
5-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1915 1953
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1997
Aug 1915–Jan 1916
6-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1915 1959
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1997, 2020
Jul 1915–Jan 1916
7-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1915–Jan 1916
8-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1915–Jan 1916
9-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1915–Jan 1916
10-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1915–Jan 1916
11-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1915–Jan 1916
12-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
9.29"
(235.97mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1914–Jan 1916
18-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1914–Jan 1916
24-Month
49.80"
(1,264.92mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
11.67"
(296.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1915 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1913–Jan 1916
36-Month
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1912–Jan 1916
48-Month
84.09"
(2,135.89mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Feb 1911–Jan 1916
60-Month
101.26"
(2,572.00mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1938
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/