Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
0.05"
(1.27mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1942
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1897
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1987
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1910
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
0.55"
(13.97mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1940 1913
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1923
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1913
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1999
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1941 1953
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1997
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1959
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1997
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1916
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1916
Ties: 1925
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1916
Ties: 1982
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1916
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1916
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
20.68"
(525.27mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1916
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1916
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1916
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
51.47"
(1,307.34mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
69.21"
(1,757.93mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-6.81"
(-172.98mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
85.59"
(2,173.99mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-9.34"
(-237.23mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/