Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1990
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 2001
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1906
Jul–Aug 1990
2-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1989 1947
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1968
Jun–Aug 1990
3-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May–Aug 1990
4-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1962
Apr–Aug 1990
5-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Mar–Aug 1990
6-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Feb–Aug 1990
7-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan–Aug 1990
8-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1989–Aug 1990
9-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Nov 1989–Aug 1990
10-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Oct 1989–Aug 1990
11-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Sep 1989–Aug 1990
12-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1977
Mar 1989–Aug 1990
18-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1988–Aug 1990
24-Month
34.64"
(879.86mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1987–Aug 1990
36-Month
49.13"
(1,247.90mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-8.01"
(-203.46mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Sep 1986–Aug 1990
48-Month
69.80"
(1,772.92mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Sep 1985–Aug 1990
60-Month
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
62nd 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 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/