Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1999
1-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep–Oct 1999
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1952
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1946
Ties: 2005
Aug–Oct 1999
3-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul–Oct 1999
4-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1991 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun–Oct 1999
5-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May–Oct 1999
6-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Apr–Oct 1999
7-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Mar–Oct 1999
8-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Feb–Oct 1999
9-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
3.23"
(82.05mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jan–Oct 1999
10-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 1998–Oct 1999
11-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 1998–Oct 1999
12-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 1998–Oct 1999
18-Month
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
8.63"
(219.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1998 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1997–Oct 1999
24-Month
46.53"
(1,181.86mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
8.39"
(213.10mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 1996–Oct 1999
36-Month
69.59"
(1,767.59mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
12.41"
(315.22mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1998 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1995–Oct 1999
48-Month
90.87"
(2,308.10mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 1994–Oct 1999
60-Month
116.69"
(2,963.93mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
21.63"
(549.41mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/