Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1928
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1919 1942
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1897
Dec 1927–Jan 1928
2-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1927 1987
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1910
Nov 1927–Jan 1928
3-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1913
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1923
Oct 1927–Jan 1928
4-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1924 1913
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1999
Sep 1927–Jan 1928
5-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1918 1953
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1997
Aug 1927–Jan 1928
6-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1926 1959
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1997, 2020
Jul 1927–Jan 1928
7-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1926 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2020
Jun 1927–Jan 1928
8-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1918 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2020
May 1927–Jan 1928
9-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Apr 1927–Jan 1928
10-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Mar 1927–Jan 1928
11-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1927–Jan 1928
12-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2020
Aug 1926–Jan 1928
18-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1926–Jan 1928
24-Month
38.70"
(982.98mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1927 1935
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020
Feb 1925–Jan 1928
36-Month
54.52"
(1,384.81mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2020
Feb 1924–Jan 1928
48-Month
72.95"
(1,852.93mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2011
Feb 1923–Jan 1928
60-Month
94.09"
(2,389.89mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1927 1938
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/