Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1997
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1915
Ties: 1897, 1924
Jan–Feb 1997
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1983
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1915
Dec 1996–Feb 1997
3-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Nov 1996–Feb 1997
4-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 1913
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Oct 1996–Feb 1997
5-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1996–Feb 1997
6-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1996–Feb 1997
7-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1996 1959
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Jul 1996–Feb 1997
8-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1996–Feb 1997
9-Month
16.61"
(421.89mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Ties: 1906
May 1996–Feb 1997
10-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Apr 1996–Feb 1997
11-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Mar 1996–Feb 1997
12-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Sep 1995–Feb 1997
18-Month
30.71"
(780.03mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Mar 1995–Feb 1997
24-Month
49.57"
(1,259.08mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1994–Feb 1997
36-Month
67.94"
(1,725.68mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Mar 1993–Feb 1997
48-Month
93.42"
(2,372.87mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
17.40"
(441.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar 1992–Feb 1997
60-Month
113.24"
(2,876.30mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
18.30"
(464.82mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
5th 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 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/