Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1944
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1952
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1998
Sep–Oct 1944
2-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 1952
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1946
Aug–Oct 1944
3-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul–Oct 1944
4-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun–Oct 1944
5-Month
13.95"
(354.33mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
May–Oct 1944
6-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Apr–Oct 1944
7-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1965
Mar–Oct 1944
8-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Feb–Oct 1944
9-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan–Oct 1944
10-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Dec 1943–Oct 1944
11-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1943–Oct 1944
12-Month
22.43"
(569.72mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1943–Oct 1944
18-Month
36.49"
(926.85mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
3.48"
(88.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1942–Oct 1944
24-Month
39.72"
(1,008.89mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Nov 1941–Oct 1944
36-Month
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Nov 1940–Oct 1944
48-Month
84.89"
(2,156.21mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1998
Ties: 2012
Nov 1939–Oct 1944
60-Month
99.74"
(2,533.40mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/