Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1999
1-Month
0.28"
(7.11mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Ties: 1933
Jan–Feb 1999
2-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1983
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Dec 1998–Feb 1999
3-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1990 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1997
Nov 1998–Feb 1999
4-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1998 1913
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Oct 1998–Feb 1999
5-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1998–Feb 1999
6-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Aug 1998–Feb 1999
7-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1959
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Jul 1998–Feb 1999
8-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Jun 1998–Feb 1999
9-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
May 1998–Feb 1999
10-Month
21.23"
(539.24mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1998–Feb 1999
11-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Ties: 1983
Mar 1998–Feb 1999
12-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Sep 1997–Feb 1999
18-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Mar 1997–Feb 1999
24-Month
44.83"
(1,138.68mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Mar 1996–Feb 1999
36-Month
68.53"
(1,740.66mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Mar 1995–Feb 1999
48-Month
94.40"
(2,397.76mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
18.38"
(466.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar 1994–Feb 1999
60-Month
112.77"
(2,864.36mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
17.83"
(452.88mm)
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 July 2020, retrieved on July 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/