Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1906
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1947
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 2006
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1962
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
28.93"
(734.82mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
48.53"
(1,232.66mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-8.61"
(-218.70mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
66.12"
(1,679.45mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-9.97"
(-253.24mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
87.25"
(2,216.15mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/