Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1926
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1925 2001
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1906
Jul–Aug 1926
2-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1947
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Jun–Aug 1926
3-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1921 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1993
Ties: 1937
May–Aug 1926
4-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1925 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1962
Apr–Aug 1926
5-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1917 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Mar–Aug 1926
6-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Feb–Aug 1926
7-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Jan–Aug 1926
8-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Dec 1925–Aug 1926
9-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Nov 1925–Aug 1926
10-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Oct 1925–Aug 1926
11-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Sep 1925–Aug 1926
12-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Mar 1925–Aug 1926
18-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Sep 1924–Aug 1926
24-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Sep 1923–Aug 1926
36-Month
50.49"
(1,282.45mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2011
Sep 1922–Aug 1926
48-Month
71.52"
(1,816.61mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2011
Sep 1921–Aug 1926
60-Month
92.92"
(2,360.17mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/