Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1999
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1998 1942
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1897
Ties: 1925, 1941
Dec 1998–Jan 1999
2-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1998 1987
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1910
Nov 1998–Jan 1999
3-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1998 1913
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1923
Oct 1998–Jan 1999
4-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1998 1913
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1998–Jan 1999
5-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1953
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Aug 1998–Jan 1999
6-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1959
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997, 2020
Jul 1998–Jan 1999
7-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Jun 1998–Jan 1999
8-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
May 1998–Jan 1999
9-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1998–Jan 1999
10-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Mar 1998–Jan 1999
11-Month
24.17"
(613.92mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Feb 1998–Jan 1999
12-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
5.86"
(148.85mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Aug 1997–Jan 1999
18-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Feb 1997–Jan 1999
24-Month
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
7.21"
(183.14mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1996–Jan 1999
36-Month
68.56"
(1,741.42mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
11.47"
(291.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Feb 1995–Jan 1999
48-Month
94.54"
(2,401.32mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1994–Jan 1999
60-Month
113.10"
(2,872.74mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
18.17"
(461.52mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/