Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1943
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1897
Ties: 1895
Dec 1942–Jan 1943
2-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1942 1987
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1910
Ties: 1904, 2015
Nov 1942–Jan 1943
3-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1942 1913
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1923
Ties: 1904, 1905, 1970
Oct 1942–Jan 1943
4-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1913
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Sep 1942–Jan 1943
5-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1941 1953
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1997
Ties: 1945
Aug 1942–Jan 1943
6-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1941 1959
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1997, 2020
Jul 1942–Jan 1943
7-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Ties: 1931
Jun 1942–Jan 1943
8-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
May 1942–Jan 1943
9-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Apr 1942–Jan 1943
10-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
4.27"
(108.45mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Mar 1942–Jan 1943
11-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1942–Jan 1943
12-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Aug 1941–Jan 1943
18-Month
31.62"
(803.15mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1943
24-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1940–Jan 1943
36-Month
60.75"
(1,543.05mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Feb 1939–Jan 1943
48-Month
75.61"
(1,920.49mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2011
Feb 1938–Jan 1943
60-Month
93.35"
(2,371.09mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/