Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1952
1-Month
0.03"
(0.76mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1952
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Sep–Oct 1952
2-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1952
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1946
Aug–Oct 1952
3-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1958
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul–Oct 1952
4-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun–Oct 1952
5-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
May–Oct 1952
6-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Apr–Oct 1952
7-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar–Oct 1952
8-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Feb–Oct 1952
9-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
-5.39"
(-136.90mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Oct 1952
10-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1951–Oct 1952
11-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1951–Oct 1952
12-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
May 1951–Oct 1952
18-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1952
24-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1949–Oct 1952
36-Month
52.77"
(1,340.36mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1948–Oct 1952
48-Month
70.06"
(1,779.52mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
-6.08"
(-154.44mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Nov 1947–Oct 1952
60-Month
90.01"
(2,286.25mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/