Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1946 1942
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1897
Ties: 1898, 1931, 1934, 1940, 1954, 1984
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1987
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1910
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1942 1913
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1923
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1946 1913
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Ties: 1911
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1953
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1959
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997, 2020
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
33.44"
(849.38mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-4.69"
(-119.12mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
53.63"
(1,362.20mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
71.36"
(1,812.54mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
95.97"
(2,437.64mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1950 1938
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/