Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1949
1-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1921 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1915
Jan–Feb 1949
2-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1983
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1915
Ties: 1895
Dec 1948–Feb 1949
3-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1997
Nov 1948–Feb 1949
4-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1913
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Ties: 1903
Oct 1948–Feb 1949
5-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1999
Sep 1948–Feb 1949
6-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Aug 1948–Feb 1949
7-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1946 1959
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Jul 1948–Feb 1949
8-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Jun 1948–Feb 1949
9-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
May 1948–Feb 1949
10-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Ties: 1897, 1972
Apr 1948–Feb 1949
11-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Mar 1948–Feb 1949
12-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Sep 1947–Feb 1949
18-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1916
Mar 1947–Feb 1949
24-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1997
Mar 1946–Feb 1949
36-Month
62.14"
(1,578.36mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar 1945–Feb 1949
48-Month
78.75"
(2,000.25mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Mar 1944–Feb 1949
60-Month
101.91"
(2,588.51mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
6.97"
(177.03mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1938
34th 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 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/