Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1920
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1919 2001
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1906
Jul–Aug 1920
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1947
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Ties: 1945
Jun–Aug 1920
3-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1993
Ties: 1941, 1956
May–Aug 1920
4-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1962
Apr–Aug 1920
5-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Aug 1920
6-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Aug 1920
7-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Aug 1920
8-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1919–Aug 1920
9-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1919–Aug 1920
10-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Oct 1919–Aug 1920
11-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Sep 1919–Aug 1920
12-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar 1919–Aug 1920
18-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1918–Aug 1920
24-Month
41.92"
(1,064.77mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1917–Aug 1920
36-Month
61.20"
(1,554.48mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Sep 1916–Aug 1920
48-Month
77.47"
(1,967.74mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Sep 1915–Aug 1920
60-Month
100.66"
(2,556.76mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/