Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1977
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1974 1942
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1897
Ties: 1985
Dec 1976–Jan 1977
2-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1974 1987
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1910
Ties: 1898, 1945
Nov 1976–Jan 1977
3-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1913
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1923
Ties: 2005
Oct 1976–Jan 1977
4-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1946 1913
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999
Sep 1976–Jan 1977
5-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1959 1953
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Aug 1976–Jan 1977
6-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997, 2020
Jul 1976–Jan 1977
7-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1977
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1976–Jan 1977
8-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
May 1976–Jan 1977
9-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1976–Jan 1977
10-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-6.18"
(-156.98mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Mar 1976–Jan 1977
11-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1977
12-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Aug 1975–Jan 1977
18-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-7.67"
(-194.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1975–Jan 1977
24-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-7.61"
(-193.29mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1974–Jan 1977
36-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-12.64"
(-321.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1973–Jan 1977
48-Month
62.80"
(1,595.12mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-13.22"
(-335.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Feb 1972–Jan 1977
60-Month
83.49"
(2,120.65mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-11.44"
(-290.57mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/