Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1949 2001
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1906
Ties: 2018
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1947
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1962
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
70.09"
(1,780.29mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
90.62"
(2,301.75mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/