Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1976 2001
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1906
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 1947
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1962
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Ties: 1988
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.18"
(-106.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
26.26"
(667.00mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-8.28"
(-210.32mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
50.53"
(1,283.46mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-6.61"
(-167.90mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
75.64"
(1,921.26mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
92.23"
(2,342.64mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011

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/