Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1936
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1942
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1897
Dec 1935–Jan 1936
2-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1935 1987
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1910
Ties: 1944
Nov 1935–Jan 1936
3-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1935 1913
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1923
Oct 1935–Jan 1936
4-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1934 1913
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Sep 1935–Jan 1936
5-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1953
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Aug 1935–Jan 1936
6-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1908 1959
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997, 2020
Jul 1935–Jan 1936
7-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Jun 1935–Jan 1936
8-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
May 1935–Jan 1936
9-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Apr 1935–Jan 1936
10-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Ties: 1914
Mar 1935–Jan 1936
11-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1936
12-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Aug 1934–Jan 1936
18-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1934–Jan 1936
24-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-8.44"
(-214.37mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2020
Feb 1933–Jan 1936
36-Month
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-12.89"
(-327.41mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Feb 1932–Jan 1936
48-Month
62.13"
(1,578.10mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-13.89"
(-352.81mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2011
Feb 1931–Jan 1936
60-Month
76.76"
(1,949.70mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-18.17"
(-461.52mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1938
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/