Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1917
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1915 1942
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1897
Dec 1916–Jan 1917
2-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1916 1987
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1910
Nov 1916–Jan 1917
3-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1915 1913
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1923
Ties: 2006
Oct 1916–Jan 1917
4-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1913
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1999
Sep 1916–Jan 1917
5-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1913 1953
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Ties: 2015
Aug 1916–Jan 1917
6-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1914 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997, 2020
Jul 1916–Jan 1917
7-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Jun 1916–Jan 1917
8-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
May 1916–Jan 1917
9-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1916–Jan 1917
10-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Mar 1916–Jan 1917
11-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1916–Jan 1917
12-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Aug 1915–Jan 1917
18-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
3.12"
(79.24mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1915–Jan 1917
24-Month
48.92"
(1,242.57mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1915 1935
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1914–Jan 1917
36-Month
70.35"
(1,786.89mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1913–Jan 1917
48-Month
87.37"
(2,219.20mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Feb 1912–Jan 1917
60-Month
104.64"
(2,657.86mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
9.71"
(246.64mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1916 1938
24th 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 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/