Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1929
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1928 1942
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1897
Dec 1928–Jan 1929
2-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1987
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1910
Ties: 1976
Nov 1928–Jan 1929
3-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1928 1913
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1923
Oct 1928–Jan 1929
4-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1928 1913
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1999
Sep 1928–Jan 1929
5-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1928 1953
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1997
Aug 1928–Jan 1929
6-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1959
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1997, 2020
Jul 1928–Jan 1929
7-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Jun 1928–Jan 1929
8-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
May 1928–Jan 1929
9-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Apr 1928–Jan 1929
10-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Mar 1928–Jan 1929
11-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Ties: 1980
Feb 1928–Jan 1929
12-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Aug 1927–Jan 1929
18-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Feb 1927–Jan 1929
24-Month
40.47"
(1,027.94mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1928 1935
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Feb 1926–Jan 1929
36-Month
56.59"
(1,437.39mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020
Feb 1925–Jan 1929
48-Month
72.41"
(1,839.21mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Feb 1924–Jan 1929
60-Month
90.84"
(2,307.34mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1915 1938
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/