Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1977
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1976 1985
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1915
Ties: 1908, 1991
Jan–Feb 1977
2-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1983
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
Ties: 1979, 2018
Dec 1976–Feb 1977
3-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1987
Nov 1976–Feb 1977
4-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1975 1913
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Ties: 1955, 1983, 1998
Oct 1976–Feb 1977
5-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999
Sep 1976–Feb 1977
6-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Ties: 2013
Aug 1976–Feb 1977
7-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jul 1976–Feb 1977
8-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Jun 1976–Feb 1977
9-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
May 1976–Feb 1977
10-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
Apr 1976–Feb 1977
11-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
Mar 1976–Feb 1977
12-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-6.24"
(-158.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
Sep 1975–Feb 1977
18-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
Mar 1975–Feb 1977
24-Month
31.08"
(789.43mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997
Mar 1974–Feb 1977
36-Month
44.97"
(1,142.24mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
-12.13"
(-308.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar 1973–Feb 1977
48-Month
63.35"
(1,609.09mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-12.67"
(-321.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar 1972–Feb 1977
60-Month
83.99"
(2,133.35mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
-10.95"
(-278.13mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1957 1938
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

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