Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, July 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1956
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Ties: 1921
Jun–Jul 1956
2-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Ties: 1927, 1977
May–Jul 1956
3-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1962
Apr–Jul 1956
4-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Mar–Jul 1956
5-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1915
Feb–Jul 1956
6-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Jan–Jul 1956
7-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
-2.42"
(-61.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Ties: 1930
Dec 1955–Jul 1956
8-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1915
Ties: 2017
Nov 1955–Jul 1956
9-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Oct 1955–Jul 1956
10-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Sep 1955–Jul 1956
11-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–Jul 1956
12-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Feb 1955–Jul 1956
18-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1954–Jul 1956
24-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-6.16"
(-156.47mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Aug 1953–Jul 1956
36-Month
48.52"
(1,232.41mm)
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Aug 1952–Jul 1956
48-Month
68.20"
(1,732.28mm)
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
-7.90"
(-200.66mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Aug 1951–Jul 1956
60-Month
87.46"
(2,221.48mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-7.52"
(-191.01mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/