Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1948
1-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1915
Ties: 1951
Jan–Feb 1948
2-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1983
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1915
Dec 1947–Feb 1948
3-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Nov 1947–Feb 1948
4-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1947 1913
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1997
Oct 1947–Feb 1948
5-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999
Sep 1947–Feb 1948
6-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Aug 1947–Feb 1948
7-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1959
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Jul 1947–Feb 1948
8-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Jun 1947–Feb 1948
9-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
May 1947–Feb 1948
10-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Ties: 1925
Apr 1947–Feb 1948
11-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Mar 1947–Feb 1948
12-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Sep 1946–Feb 1948
18-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Mar 1946–Feb 1948
24-Month
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1997
Mar 1945–Feb 1948
36-Month
59.07"
(1,500.38mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar 1944–Feb 1948
48-Month
82.23"
(2,088.64mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar 1943–Feb 1948
60-Month
100.22"
(2,545.59mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1938
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/