Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2004
1-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1897
Ties: 1903, 1927
Dec 2003–Jan 2004
2-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 1987
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1910
Nov 2003–Jan 2004
3-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2003 1913
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1923
Ties: 1958
Oct 2003–Jan 2004
4-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2000 1913
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1999
Sep 2003–Jan 2004
5-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2003 1953
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1997
Aug 2003–Jan 2004
6-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1959
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1997, 2020
Ties: 1911, 1963
Jul 2003–Jan 2004
7-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1965
Jun 2003–Jan 2004
8-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
May 2003–Jan 2004
9-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Apr 2003–Jan 2004
10-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Mar 2003–Jan 2004
11-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2003–Jan 2004
12-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Aug 2002–Jan 2004
18-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2002–Jan 2004
24-Month
31.48"
(799.59mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1990 1935
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Feb 2001–Jan 2004
36-Month
51.12"
(1,298.45mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1991 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Feb 2000–Jan 2004
48-Month
70.68"
(1,795.27mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Feb 1999–Jan 2004
60-Month
92.14"
(2,340.36mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1993 1938
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 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/