Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1960
1-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1959 2001
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1906
Ties: 1951
Jul–Aug 1960
2-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1947
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun–Aug 1960
3-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1993
Ties: 2007
May–Aug 1960
4-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1962
Ties: 1932
Apr–Aug 1960
5-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Mar–Aug 1960
6-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Feb–Aug 1960
7-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–Aug 1960
8-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Dec 1959–Aug 1960
9-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Nov 1959–Aug 1960
10-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Oct 1959–Aug 1960
11-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Sep 1959–Aug 1960
12-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Mar 1959–Aug 1960
18-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-2.22"
(-56.38mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1960
24-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1950
Sep 1957–Aug 1960
36-Month
51.13"
(1,298.70mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-6.01"
(-152.66mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Sep 1956–Aug 1960
48-Month
72.26"
(1,835.40mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-3.83"
(-97.29mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Sep 1955–Aug 1960
60-Month
89.33"
(2,268.98mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/