Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1998
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1915
Ties: 1978
Jan–Feb 1998
2-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1983
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1915
Dec 1997–Feb 1998
3-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Nov 1997–Feb 1998
4-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1990 1913
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Ties: 1955, 1977, 1983
Oct 1997–Feb 1998
5-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Ties: 1962
Sep 1997–Feb 1998
6-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Aug 1997–Feb 1998
7-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1992 1959
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Ties: 1932
Jul 1997–Feb 1998
8-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Jun 1997–Feb 1998
9-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
May 1997–Feb 1998
10-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Apr 1997–Feb 1998
11-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Mar 1997–Feb 1998
12-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Sep 1996–Feb 1998
18-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Mar 1996–Feb 1998
24-Month
44.08"
(1,119.63mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Mar 1995–Feb 1998
36-Month
69.95"
(1,776.73mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
12.85"
(326.39mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Mar 1994–Feb 1998
48-Month
88.32"
(2,243.33mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Mar 1993–Feb 1998
60-Month
113.80"
(2,890.52mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/