Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1966
1-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1906
Jul–Aug 1966
2-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1965 1947
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun–Aug 1966
3-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1965 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1993
Ties: 1903
May–Aug 1966
4-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1962
Apr–Aug 1966
5-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1981
Mar–Aug 1966
6-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb–Aug 1966
7-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan–Aug 1966
8-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1965–Aug 1966
9-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1965–Aug 1966
10-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Oct 1965–Aug 1966
11-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Sep 1965–Aug 1966
12-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Mar 1965–Aug 1966
18-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Sep 1964–Aug 1966
24-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Sep 1963–Aug 1966
36-Month
57.60"
(1,463.04mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1965 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Sep 1962–Aug 1966
48-Month
76.46"
(1,942.08mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1962 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Sep 1961–Aug 1966
60-Month
102.33"
(2,599.18mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/