Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, July 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1962
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jun–Jul 1962
2-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
May–Jul 1962
3-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Apr–Jul 1962
4-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
6.42"
(163.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Mar–Jul 1962
5-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Feb–Jul 1962
6-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Jan–Jul 1962
7-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
7.08"
(179.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Dec 1961–Jul 1962
8-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Nov 1961–Jul 1962
9-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Oct 1961–Jul 1962
10-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Sep 1961–Jul 1962
11-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Aug 1961–Jul 1962
12-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb 1961–Jul 1962
18-Month
35.85"
(910.59mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1961 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1960–Jul 1962
24-Month
42.67"
(1,083.82mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Aug 1959–Jul 1962
36-Month
60.89"
(1,546.61mm)
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Aug 1958–Jul 1962
48-Month
73.60"
(1,869.44mm)
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Aug 1957–Jul 1962
60-Month
93.03"
(2,362.96mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/