Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1931
1-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1928 1942
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1897
Ties: 1898, 1934, 1940, 1951, 1954, 1984
Dec 1930–Jan 1931
2-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1987
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1910
Nov 1930–Jan 1931
3-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1930 1913
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1923
Ties: 1953, 1983
Oct 1930–Jan 1931
4-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1930 1913
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1999
Sep 1930–Jan 1931
5-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1929 1953
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1997
Aug 1930–Jan 1931
6-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1929 1959
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1997, 2020
Jul 1930–Jan 1931
7-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1926 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Ties: 1943
Jun 1930–Jan 1931
8-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1918 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
May 1930–Jan 1931
9-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Apr 1930–Jan 1931
10-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Mar 1930–Jan 1931
11-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Feb 1930–Jan 1931
12-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1927 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Aug 1929–Jan 1931
18-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Feb 1929–Jan 1931
24-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1927 1935
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Feb 1928–Jan 1931
36-Month
55.04"
(1,398.02mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Feb 1927–Jan 1931
48-Month
77.62"
(1,971.55mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1930 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2011
Feb 1926–Jan 1931
60-Month
93.74"
(2,381.00mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1938
70th 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 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/