Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1945
1-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1906
Jul–Aug 1945
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1947
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Ties: 1920
Jun–Aug 1945
3-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
May–Aug 1945
4-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1962
Apr–Aug 1945
5-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Ties: 1969
Mar–Aug 1945
6-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Feb–Aug 1945
7-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Ties: 1967
Jan–Aug 1945
8-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Dec 1944–Aug 1945
9-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Nov 1944–Aug 1945
10-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Oct 1944–Aug 1945
11-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Sep 1944–Aug 1945
12-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Mar 1944–Aug 1945
18-Month
36.23"
(920.24mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1945
24-Month
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Sep 1942–Aug 1945
36-Month
58.61"
(1,488.69mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Sep 1941–Aug 1945
48-Month
84.34"
(2,142.24mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Sep 1940–Aug 1945
60-Month
102.79"
(2,610.87mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
7.81"
(198.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/