Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1937
1-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1906
Jul–Aug 1937
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1947
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1901, 1933
Jun–Aug 1937
3-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1993
Ties: 1926
May–Aug 1937
4-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1962
Apr–Aug 1937
5-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar–Aug 1937
6-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1919
Feb–Aug 1937
7-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1971
Jan–Aug 1937
8-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1936–Aug 1937
9-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Nov 1936–Aug 1937
10-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Oct 1936–Aug 1937
11-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1937
12-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1981
Mar 1936–Aug 1937
18-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1937
24-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-11.01"
(-279.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Sep 1934–Aug 1937
36-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-11.06"
(-280.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Sep 1933–Aug 1937
48-Month
56.64"
(1,438.66mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-19.45"
(-494.03mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Sep 1932–Aug 1937
60-Month
71.80"
(1,823.72mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-23.18"
(-588.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/