Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1976 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1915
Ties: 1998
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1974 1983
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1915
Ties: 1938, 1991
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Ties: 1939
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1913
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1997
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1997
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
3.72"
(94.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
37.67"
(956.82mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
55.91"
(1,420.11mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Ties: 1972
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
69.80"
(1,772.92mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
88.18"
(2,239.77mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
-6.76"
(-171.71mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2020, retrieved on April 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/