Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1973 2001
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1906
Ties: 1996
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1973 1947
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1962
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1959
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
29.43"
(747.52mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
33.80"
(858.52mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
57.51"
(1,460.75mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
76.76"
(1,949.70mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
93.69"
(2,379.73mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/