Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2002
1-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Jan–Feb 2002
2-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1983 1983
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Ties: 1900, 1968
Dec 2001–Feb 2002
3-Month
0.52"
(13.21mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Nov 2001–Feb 2002
4-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2000 1913
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Ties: 1927
Oct 2001–Feb 2002
5-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Sep 2001–Feb 2002
6-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Ties: 1985, 2004
Aug 2001–Feb 2002
7-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Jul 2001–Feb 2002
8-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Jun 2001–Feb 2002
9-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1991 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1916
May 2001–Feb 2002
10-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1916
Apr 2001–Feb 2002
11-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Mar 2001–Feb 2002
12-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1916
Sep 2000–Feb 2002
18-Month
24.84"
(630.94mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Mar 2000–Feb 2002
24-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Mar 1999–Feb 2002
36-Month
60.56"
(1,538.22mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Mar 1998–Feb 2002
48-Month
85.01"
(2,159.25mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
8.99"
(228.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Mar 1997–Feb 2002
60-Month
105.39"
(2,676.91mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/