Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1906
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1947
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1962
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1951
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1977
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
47.59"
(1,208.79mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
67.24"
(1,707.90mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
92.17"
(2,341.12mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
109.93"
(2,792.22mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/