Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1980
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1975 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Ties: 1943, 1995
Jan–Feb 1980
2-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1983
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Dec 1979–Feb 1980
3-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Ties: 1906, 1913
Nov 1979–Feb 1980
4-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1964 1913
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Oct 1979–Feb 1980
5-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1979–Feb 1980
6-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Aug 1979–Feb 1980
7-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Ties: 1939
Jul 1979–Feb 1980
8-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Jun 1979–Feb 1980
9-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
May 1979–Feb 1980
10-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Apr 1979–Feb 1980
11-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Mar 1979–Feb 1980
12-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Sep 1978–Feb 1980
18-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Mar 1978–Feb 1980
24-Month
37.05"
(941.07mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Mar 1977–Feb 1980
36-Month
61.88"
(1,571.75mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Mar 1976–Feb 1980
48-Month
74.72"
(1,897.89mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Mar 1975–Feb 1980
60-Month
92.96"
(2,361.18mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1979 1938
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/