Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1918
1-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1915 1942
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1897
Dec 1917–Jan 1918
2-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1915 1987
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1910
Nov 1917–Jan 1918
3-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1915 1913
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1923
Ties: 1961
Oct 1917–Jan 1918
4-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1913 1913
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1999
Sep 1917–Jan 1918
5-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1953
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1997
Ties: 1981
Aug 1917–Jan 1918
6-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1908 1959
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1997, 2020
Ties: 2012
Jul 1917–Jan 1918
7-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Ties: 1934
Jun 1917–Jan 1918
8-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
May 1917–Jan 1918
9-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Apr 1917–Jan 1918
10-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Mar 1917–Jan 1918
11-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1917–Jan 1918
12-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Aug 1916–Jan 1918
18-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1916–Jan 1918
24-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1935
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1915–Jan 1918
36-Month
64.91"
(1,648.71mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
7.82"
(198.62mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1914–Jan 1918
48-Month
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Feb 1913–Jan 1918
60-Month
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
8.43"
(214.12mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1938
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/