Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1985
1-Month
0.08"
(2.03mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1915
Jan–Feb 1985
2-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1983 1983
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1915
Ties: 1964
Dec 1984–Feb 1985
3-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1983 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Nov 1984–Feb 1985
4-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1913
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Oct 1984–Feb 1985
5-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999
Sep 1984–Feb 1985
6-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Ties: 2002, 2004
Aug 1984–Feb 1985
7-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Jul 1984–Feb 1985
8-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Ties: 1981
Jun 1984–Feb 1985
9-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
May 1984–Feb 1985
10-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Apr 1984–Feb 1985
11-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Mar 1984–Feb 1985
12-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Sep 1983–Feb 1985
18-Month
26.59"
(675.39mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Mar 1983–Feb 1985
24-Month
40.85"
(1,037.59mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Mar 1982–Feb 1985
36-Month
65.27"
(1,657.86mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Mar 1981–Feb 1985
48-Month
83.24"
(2,114.30mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar 1980–Feb 1985
60-Month
97.62"
(2,479.55mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/