Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1945
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1897
Ties: 1930, 2019
Dec 1944–Jan 1945
2-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1942 1987
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1910
Ties: 1898, 1977
Nov 1944–Jan 1945
3-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1944 1913
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1923
Oct 1944–Jan 1945
4-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 1913
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1999
Ties: 1958
Sep 1944–Jan 1945
5-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1943 1953
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1997
Ties: 1943
Aug 1944–Jan 1945
6-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1944 1959
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1997, 2020
Jul 1944–Jan 1945
7-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Jun 1944–Jan 1945
8-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
May 1944–Jan 1945
9-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1944–Jan 1945
10-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Mar 1944–Jan 1945
11-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Feb 1944–Jan 1945
12-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Ties: 1997
Aug 1943–Jan 1945
18-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Feb 1943–Jan 1945
24-Month
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Feb 1942–Jan 1945
36-Month
65.09"
(1,653.29mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1945
48-Month
85.77"
(2,178.56mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Feb 1940–Jan 1945
60-Month
101.70"
(2,583.18mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1944 1938
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/