Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1917
1-Month
0.21"
(5.33mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1895 1952
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Sep–Oct 1917
2-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1916 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1946
Aug–Oct 1917
3-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1907 1958
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul–Oct 1917
4-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1925, 1958, 1975
Jun–Oct 1917
5-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May–Oct 1917
6-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr–Oct 1917
7-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar–Oct 1917
8-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Feb–Oct 1917
9-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan–Oct 1917
10-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1916–Oct 1917
11-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1916–Oct 1917
12-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1916–Oct 1917
18-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1915–Oct 1917
24-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1914–Oct 1917
36-Month
64.65"
(1,642.11mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1913–Oct 1917
48-Month
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1916 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Nov 1912–Oct 1917
60-Month
102.29"
(2,598.17mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
7.23"
(183.65mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/