Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1933

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1933
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1931 2001
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1906
Ties: 1940
Jul–Aug 1933
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1947
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Ties: 1901, 1937
Jun–Aug 1933
3-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-2.37"
(-60.19mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Ties: 1910
May–Aug 1933
4-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1962
Ties: 1897
Apr–Aug 1933
5-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Mar–Aug 1933
6-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Feb–Aug 1933
7-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jan–Aug 1933
8-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Dec 1932–Aug 1933
9-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 2012
Nov 1932–Aug 1933
10-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Oct 1932–Aug 1933
11-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Sep 1932–Aug 1933
12-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.91"
(-99.32mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Mar 1932–Aug 1933
18-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Sep 1931–Aug 1933
24-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1932 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Sep 1930–Aug 1933
36-Month
49.90"
(1,267.46mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Sep 1929–Aug 1933
48-Month
69.22"
(1,758.19mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Sep 1928–Aug 1933
60-Month
86.94"
(2,208.28mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-8.04"
(-204.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/