Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1970
1-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Ties: 1925
Jan–Feb 1970
2-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 1983
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Dec 1969–Feb 1970
3-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Ties: 1972
Nov 1969–Feb 1970
4-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1968 1913
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Oct 1969–Feb 1970
5-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Sep 1969–Feb 1970
6-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Aug 1969–Feb 1970
7-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1968 1959
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Jul 1969–Feb 1970
8-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jun 1969–Feb 1970
9-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
May 1969–Feb 1970
10-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1969–Feb 1970
11-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1969–Feb 1970
12-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Sep 1968–Feb 1970
18-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1968–Feb 1970
24-Month
38.68"
(982.47mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1967–Feb 1970
36-Month
55.53"
(1,410.46mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar 1966–Feb 1970
48-Month
74.00"
(1,879.60mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar 1965–Feb 1970
60-Month
95.75"
(2,432.05mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1938
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/