Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1937
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1897
Dec 1936–Jan 1937
2-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1935 1987
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1910
Nov 1936–Jan 1937
3-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1936 1913
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1923
Oct 1936–Jan 1937
4-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1913
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1999
Sep 1936–Jan 1937
5-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1953
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Ties: 1961
Aug 1936–Jan 1937
6-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997, 2020
Jul 1936–Jan 1937
7-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Jun 1936–Jan 1937
8-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
May 1936–Jan 1937
9-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Apr 1936–Jan 1937
10-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-7.93"
(-201.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Mar 1936–Jan 1937
11-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-8.23"
(-209.05mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1937
12-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-8.02"
(-203.71mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Aug 1935–Jan 1937
18-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-10.53"
(-267.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1937
24-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-9.83"
(-249.68mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1934–Jan 1937
36-Month
40.75"
(1,035.05mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-16.34"
(-415.04mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1933–Jan 1937
48-Month
55.26"
(1,403.60mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-20.76"
(-527.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Feb 1932–Jan 1937
60-Month
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-21.74"
(-552.19mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1938
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012

Citing This Page

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