Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1944
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1943 2001
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1906
Jul–Aug 1944
2-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1943 1947
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun–Aug 1944
3-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
May–Aug 1944
4-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1962
Apr–Aug 1944
5-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Mar–Aug 1944
6-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Feb–Aug 1944
7-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan–Aug 1944
8-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
5.37"
(136.39mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1943–Aug 1944
9-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1943–Aug 1944
10-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Oct 1943–Aug 1944
11-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
5.22"
(132.58mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1944
12-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Mar 1943–Aug 1944
18-Month
36.56"
(928.62mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Sep 1942–Aug 1944
24-Month
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Sep 1941–Aug 1944
36-Month
66.68"
(1,693.67mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
9.54"
(242.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Sep 1940–Aug 1944
48-Month
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
9.04"
(229.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Sep 1939–Aug 1944
60-Month
100.42"
(2,550.67mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/