Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1930

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1930
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1928 1942
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1897
Ties: 1945, 2019
Dec 1929–Jan 1930
2-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1924 1987
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1910
Ties: 1911, 1914
Nov 1929–Jan 1930
3-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1913
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1923
Oct 1929–Jan 1930
4-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1929 1913
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1999
Sep 1929–Jan 1930
5-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1929 1953
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1997
Aug 1929–Jan 1930
6-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1929 1959
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1997, 2020
Jul 1929–Jan 1930
7-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1928 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1929–Jan 1930
8-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
May 1929–Jan 1930
9-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Apr 1929–Jan 1930
10-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Mar 1929–Jan 1930
11-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Feb 1929–Jan 1930
12-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Ties: 1901, 1922
Aug 1928–Jan 1930
18-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Feb 1928–Jan 1930
24-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1927 1935
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Feb 1927–Jan 1930
36-Month
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Feb 1926–Jan 1930
48-Month
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2011
Feb 1925–Jan 1930
60-Month
91.87"
(2,333.50mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1929 1938
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/