Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1916
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1912 1952
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Ties: 1993
Sep–Oct 1916
2-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1902 1952
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1946
Aug–Oct 1916
3-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1913 1958
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul–Oct 1916
4-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun–Oct 1916
5-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1920
May–Oct 1916
6-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Apr–Oct 1916
7-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Oct 1916
8-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Oct 1916
9-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Oct 1916
10-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1896
Dec 1915–Oct 1916
11-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1915–Oct 1916
12-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
May 1915–Oct 1916
18-Month
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1914–Oct 1916
24-Month
48.12"
(1,222.25mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1913–Oct 1916
36-Month
69.31"
(1,760.47mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1915 1936
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1912–Oct 1916
48-Month
85.76"
(2,178.30mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
9.62"
(244.34mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1915 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Nov 1911–Oct 1916
60-Month
104.34"
(2,650.24mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
9.28"
(235.72mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/