Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1952
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1949 2001
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1906
Ties: 1914, 1983, 1995, 1997, 2010
Jul–Aug 1952
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1954, 2005
Jun–Aug 1952
3-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May–Aug 1952
4-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1962
Apr–Aug 1952
5-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar–Aug 1952
6-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Feb–Aug 1952
7-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Aug 1952
8-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1951–Aug 1952
9-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1951–Aug 1952
10-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Oct 1951–Aug 1952
11-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1952
12-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar 1951–Aug 1952
18-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Sep 1950–Aug 1952
24-Month
38.23"
(971.04mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Sep 1949–Aug 1952
36-Month
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Sep 1948–Aug 1952
48-Month
71.77"
(1,822.96mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Sep 1947–Aug 1952
60-Month
92.59"
(2,351.79mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011

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/