Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1994

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1994
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1993 1942
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1897
Dec 1993–Jan 1994
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1993 1987
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1910
Nov 1993–Jan 1994
3-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1993 1913
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1923
Oct 1993–Jan 1994
4-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1993 1913
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Sep 1993–Jan 1994
5-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1993 1953
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Aug 1993–Jan 1994
6-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1993 1959
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997, 2020
Jul 1993–Jan 1994
7-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Jun 1993–Jan 1994
8-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
May 1993–Jan 1994
9-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1993–Jan 1994
10-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Mar 1993–Jan 1994
11-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1993–Jan 1994
12-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Aug 1992–Jan 1994
18-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1992–Jan 1994
24-Month
45.37"
(1,152.40mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1991–Jan 1994
36-Month
67.02"
(1,702.31mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1990–Jan 1994
48-Month
84.36"
(2,142.74mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
8.34"
(211.83mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb 1989–Jan 1994
60-Month
100.56"
(2,554.22mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1993 1938
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/