Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1919 2001
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1906
Ties: 2003, 2012
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1947
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1962
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
36.72"
(932.69mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
57.92"
(1,471.17mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
81.27"
(2,064.26mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
98.87"
(2,511.30mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/