Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1971
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Ties: 1930
Jan–Feb 1971
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1983
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Ties: 1918
Dec 1970–Feb 1971
3-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Nov 1970–Feb 1971
4-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1970 1913
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Oct 1970–Feb 1971
5-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Sep 1970–Feb 1971
6-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Aug 1970–Feb 1971
7-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1959
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Jul 1970–Feb 1971
8-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Ties: 1920
Jun 1970–Feb 1971
9-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1916
May 1970–Feb 1971
10-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Apr 1970–Feb 1971
11-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Mar 1970–Feb 1971
12-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Sep 1969–Feb 1971
18-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Mar 1969–Feb 1971
24-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1997
Mar 1968–Feb 1971
36-Month
58.08"
(1,475.23mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Mar 1967–Feb 1971
48-Month
74.93"
(1,903.22mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar 1966–Feb 1971
60-Month
93.40"
(2,372.36mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1963 1938
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012

Citing This Page

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