Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, July 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1981
1-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun–Jul 1981
2-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
May–Jul 1981
3-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1962
Apr–Jul 1981
4-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Mar–Jul 1981
5-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Feb–Jul 1981
6-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Jan–Jul 1981
7-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Dec 1980–Jul 1981
8-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Ties: 1928
Nov 1980–Jul 1981
9-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1949
Oct 1980–Jul 1981
10-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Sep 1980–Jul 1981
11-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1980–Jul 1981
12-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Feb 1980–Jul 1981
18-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-5.92"
(-150.36mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1979–Jul 1981
24-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Aug 1978–Jul 1981
36-Month
49.05"
(1,245.87mm)
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Aug 1977–Jul 1981
48-Month
73.71"
(1,872.23mm)
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Aug 1976–Jul 1981
60-Month
91.21"
(2,316.73mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
90th 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 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/