Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1954
1-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 2001
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1906
Jul–Aug 1954
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 1947
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1952, 2005
Jun–Aug 1954
3-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993
May–Aug 1954
4-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1962
Apr–Aug 1954
5-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar–Aug 1954
6-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1904
Feb–Aug 1954
7-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1924
Jan–Aug 1954
8-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1953–Aug 1954
9-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Nov 1953–Aug 1954
10-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Oct 1953–Aug 1954
11-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1954
12-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1953–Aug 1954
18-Month
33.30"
(845.82mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1954
24-Month
36.35"
(923.29mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1954
36-Month
54.05"
(1,372.87mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Sep 1950–Aug 1954
48-Month
74.58"
(1,894.33mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Sep 1949–Aug 1954
60-Month
92.42"
(2,347.47mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/