Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1966
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1942
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1897
Ties: 1913, 1935
Dec 1965–Jan 1966
2-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1964 1987
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1910
Nov 1965–Jan 1966
3-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1964 1913
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1923
Oct 1965–Jan 1966
4-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1965 1913
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1999
Sep 1965–Jan 1966
5-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1965 1953
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1997
Aug 1965–Jan 1966
6-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1959
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997, 2020
Jul 1965–Jan 1966
7-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1965 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020
Jun 1965–Jan 1966
8-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020
Ties: 2012
May 1965–Jan 1966
9-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Apr 1965–Jan 1966
10-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Mar 1965–Jan 1966
11-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Feb 1965–Jan 1966
12-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Aug 1964–Jan 1966
18-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Feb 1964–Jan 1966
24-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1965 1935
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020
Feb 1963–Jan 1966
36-Month
59.04"
(1,499.62mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Feb 1962–Jan 1966
48-Month
83.82"
(2,129.03mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb 1961–Jan 1966
60-Month
100.02"
(2,540.51mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1965 1938
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/