Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1975 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1915
Ties: 1942
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1983
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1915
Ties: 1977, 2018
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Ties: 1908, 1937
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1913
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1939
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Ties: 1968
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Ties: 1947
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1997
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
56.82"
(1,443.23mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
75.06"
(1,906.52mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
88.95"
(2,259.33mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/