Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1943
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1906
Ties: 1927, 1964, 1975
Jul–Aug 1943
2-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1947
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun–Aug 1943
3-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
May–Aug 1943
4-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1962
Apr–Aug 1943
5-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Mar–Aug 1943
6-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Feb–Aug 1943
7-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan–Aug 1943
8-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Dec 1942–Aug 1943
9-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1942–Aug 1943
10-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Oct 1942–Aug 1943
11-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1942–Aug 1943
12-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Mar 1942–Aug 1943
18-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1941–Aug 1943
24-Month
43.33"
(1,100.58mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1940–Aug 1943
36-Month
61.78"
(1,569.21mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Sep 1939–Aug 1943
48-Month
77.07"
(1,957.58mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Sep 1938–Aug 1943
60-Month
93.27"
(2,369.06mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/