Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1938
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1915
Ties: 1935, 2016
Jan–Feb 1938
2-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1935 1983
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1915
Ties: 1978, 1991
Dec 1937–Feb 1938
3-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Ties: 1973
Nov 1937–Feb 1938
4-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 1913
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Ties: 1931, 1947, 1989
Oct 1937–Feb 1938
5-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1999
Ties: 1988
Sep 1937–Feb 1938
6-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Aug 1937–Feb 1938
7-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1959
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Jul 1937–Feb 1938
8-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Jun 1937–Feb 1938
9-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
Ties: 1940
May 1937–Feb 1938
10-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
Apr 1937–Feb 1938
11-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1916
Mar 1937–Feb 1938
12-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1916
Sep 1936–Feb 1938
18-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1916
Mar 1936–Feb 1938
24-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-10.86"
(-275.84mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Mar 1935–Feb 1938
36-Month
44.68"
(1,134.87mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
-12.42"
(-315.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Mar 1934–Feb 1938
48-Month
57.54"
(1,461.52mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-18.48"
(-469.39mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Mar 1933–Feb 1938
60-Month
71.94"
(1,827.28mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
-23.00"
(-584.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1938
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012

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/