Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1996
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1897
Dec 1995–Jan 1996
2-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1995 1987
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1910
Nov 1995–Jan 1996
3-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1913
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1923
Ties: 1947
Oct 1995–Jan 1996
4-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1913
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Sep 1995–Jan 1996
5-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1953
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1997
Aug 1995–Jan 1996
6-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1995 1959
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997, 2020
Jul 1995–Jan 1996
7-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Jun 1995–Jan 1996
8-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Ties: 1909
May 1995–Jan 1996
9-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Apr 1995–Jan 1996
10-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Mar 1995–Jan 1996
11-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
7.02"
(178.30mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1995–Jan 1996
12-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Aug 1994–Jan 1996
18-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1994–Jan 1996
24-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Feb 1993–Jan 1996
36-Month
70.16"
(1,782.06mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
13.07"
(331.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1992–Jan 1996
48-Month
89.91"
(2,283.71mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
13.89"
(352.80mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1991–Jan 1996
60-Month
111.56"
(2,833.62mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
16.63"
(422.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 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/