Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2005
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2004 1942
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1897
Ties: 1921, 1965, 1972
Dec 2004–Jan 2005
2-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1987
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1910
Ties: 1913
Nov 2004–Jan 2005
3-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2003 1913
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1923
Ties: 1977
Oct 2004–Jan 2005
4-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2004 1913
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Sep 2004–Jan 2005
5-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2004 1953
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Aug 2004–Jan 2005
6-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997, 2020
Jul 2004–Jan 2005
7-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Jun 2004–Jan 2005
8-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
May 2004–Jan 2005
9-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Apr 2004–Jan 2005
10-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Mar 2004–Jan 2005
11-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Feb 2004–Jan 2005
12-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Aug 2003–Jan 2005
18-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2003–Jan 2005
24-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1935
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2002–Jan 2005
36-Month
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Feb 2001–Jan 2005
48-Month
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Feb 2000–Jan 2005
60-Month
91.51"
(2,324.35mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1938
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/