Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Ties: 1992
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1946
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Ties: 1921
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
17.40"
(441.96mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
60.02"
(1,524.51mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
93.36"
(2,371.34mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/