Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1980
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 2001
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1906
Jul–Aug 1980
2-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1976 1947
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun–Aug 1980
3-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
May–Aug 1980
4-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1962
Apr–Aug 1980
5-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar–Aug 1980
6-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Feb–Aug 1980
7-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–Aug 1980
8-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1979–Aug 1980
9-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1979–Aug 1980
10-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1979–Aug 1980
11-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1979–Aug 1980
12-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1979–Aug 1980
18-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1978–Aug 1980
24-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-6.14"
(-155.96mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Sep 1977–Aug 1980
36-Month
56.41"
(1,432.81mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Sep 1976–Aug 1980
48-Month
75.68"
(1,922.27mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Sep 1975–Aug 1980
60-Month
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-5.66"
(-143.76mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/