Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1963
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1961 2001
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1906
Ties: 1917, 1971
Jul–Aug 1963
2-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1947
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun–Aug 1963
3-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Ties: 1984
May–Aug 1963
4-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Apr–Aug 1963
5-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1903
Mar–Aug 1963
6-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Feb–Aug 1963
7-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jan–Aug 1963
8-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1903
Dec 1962–Aug 1963
9-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1962–Aug 1963
10-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1962–Aug 1963
11-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1962–Aug 1963
12-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Mar 1962–Aug 1963
18-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1962 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1961–Aug 1963
24-Month
44.73"
(1,136.14mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1962 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1960–Aug 1963
36-Month
59.72"
(1,516.89mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Sep 1959–Aug 1963
48-Month
80.02"
(2,032.51mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Sep 1958–Aug 1963
60-Month
93.26"
(2,368.80mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011

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/