Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, September 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1956
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1953 2012
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1996
Ties: 1940, 1943
Aug–Sep 1956
2-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1982
Jul–Sep 1956
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun–Sep 1956
4-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
9.72"
(246.89mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1915
May–Sep 1956
5-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1904, 2016
Apr–Sep 1956
6-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
14.59"
(370.59mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1955
Mar–Sep 1956
7-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1904
Feb–Sep 1956
8-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1959
Jan–Sep 1956
9-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
16.65"
(422.91mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1955–Sep 1956
10-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
17.13"
(435.10mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1904
Nov 1955–Sep 1956
11-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Oct 1955–Sep 1956
12-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
19.05"
(483.87mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Apr 1955–Sep 1956
18-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
33.67"
(855.22mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Oct 1954–Sep 1956
24-Month
32.25"
(819.15mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Oct 1953–Sep 1956
36-Month
49.31"
(1,252.47mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-7.83"
(-198.89mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Oct 1952–Sep 1956
48-Month
69.82"
(1,773.43mm)
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Oct 1951–Sep 1956
60-Month
86.16"
(2,188.46mm)
95.01"
(2,413.25mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/