Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1976
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1926
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1977
Ties: 1914
Feb–Mar 1976
2-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1926
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1977
Jan–Mar 1976
3-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1974 2015
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1977
Ties: 1932
Dec 1975–Mar 1976
4-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1974 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1977
Nov 1975–Mar 1976
5-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1974 1968
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1897
Oct 1975–Mar 1976
6-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1999
Sep 1975–Mar 1976
7-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1959
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1997
Aug 1975–Mar 1976
8-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1975 1959
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1997
Ties: 1937
Jul 1975–Mar 1976
9-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1968 2013
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
Jun 1975–Mar 1976
10-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
May 1975–Mar 1976
11-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
17.14"
(435.36mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Apr 1975–Mar 1976
12-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1987
Ties: 1970
Oct 1974–Mar 1976
18-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Apr 1974–Mar 1976
24-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1960 1935
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
Apr 1973–Mar 1976
36-Month
48.88"
(1,241.55mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-8.21"
(-208.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Apr 1972–Mar 1976
48-Month
71.10"
(1,805.94mm)
76.01"
(1,930.65mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Apr 1971–Mar 1976
60-Month
91.71"
(2,329.43mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1963 1938
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/