Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1983
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1976 2001
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1906
Ties: 1914, 1952, 1995, 1997, 2010
Jul–Aug 1983
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1947
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jun–Aug 1983
3-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1993
Ties: 1918
May–Aug 1983
4-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Apr–Aug 1983
5-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Mar–Aug 1983
6-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Feb–Aug 1983
7-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jan–Aug 1983
8-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Dec 1982–Aug 1983
9-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Nov 1982–Aug 1983
10-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Oct 1982–Aug 1983
11-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Sep 1982–Aug 1983
12-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1982–Aug 1983
18-Month
38.68"
(982.47mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1981–Aug 1983
24-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1980–Aug 1983
36-Month
60.36"
(1,533.14mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Sep 1979–Aug 1983
48-Month
74.39"
(1,889.51mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Sep 1978–Aug 1983
60-Month
92.36"
(2,345.94mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011

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/