Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1934
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1933 1952
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Ties: 1991
Sep–Oct 1934
2-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1933 1952
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1946
Aug–Oct 1934
3-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1933 1958
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1988
Jul–Oct 1934
4-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1933 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun–Oct 1934
5-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
May–Oct 1934
6-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Apr–Oct 1934
7-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Mar–Oct 1934
8-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Feb–Oct 1934
9-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
-5.97"
(-151.63mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jan–Oct 1934
10-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
-6.24"
(-158.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Dec 1933–Oct 1934
11-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1933–Oct 1934
12-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
-6.57"
(-166.87mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
May 1933–Oct 1934
18-Month
22.53"
(572.26mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
-10.48"
(-266.19mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1932–Oct 1934
24-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-11.46"
(-291.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1931–Oct 1934
36-Month
46.46"
(1,180.08mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
-10.72"
(-272.29mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1930–Oct 1934
48-Month
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
-16.03"
(-407.17mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1998
Nov 1929–Oct 1934
60-Month
77.53"
(1,969.26mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
-17.53"
(-445.26mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/