Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1946
Ties: 1982
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 2013
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
5.18"
(131.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1946
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
68.22"
(1,732.79mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
94.04"
(2,388.62mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
113.71"
(2,888.23mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/