Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1942
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1897
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1987
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1910
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1981 1913
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1923
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1913
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Ties: 1950
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1953
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1959
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997, 2020
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 2006
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1942
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1905
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
32.56"
(827.02mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1935
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1933
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
50.51"
(1,282.95mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-6.58"
(-167.14mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
69.96"
(1,776.98mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-6.06"
(-153.93mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
94.87"
(2,409.70mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1981 1938
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/