Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, July 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1987
1-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Jun–Jul 1987
2-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May–Jul 1987
3-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1962
Apr–Jul 1987
4-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Mar–Jul 1987
5-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Feb–Jul 1987
6-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Jan–Jul 1987
7-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Dec 1986–Jul 1987
8-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Ties: 1996
Nov 1986–Jul 1987
9-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Oct 1986–Jul 1987
10-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Sep 1986–Jul 1987
11-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–Jul 1987
12-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Feb 1986–Jul 1987
18-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1985–Jul 1987
24-Month
46.23"
(1,174.24mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Aug 1984–Jul 1987
36-Month
61.94"
(1,573.28mm)
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Ties: 2018
Aug 1983–Jul 1987
48-Month
84.15"
(2,137.41mm)
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Aug 1982–Jul 1987
60-Month
106.22"
(2,697.99mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/