Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2005
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Jan–Feb 2005
2-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1983
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Dec 2004–Feb 2005
3-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1997
Ties: 1983
Nov 2004–Feb 2005
4-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1913
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1997
Ties: 1968
Oct 2004–Feb 2005
5-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Sep 2004–Feb 2005
6-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Aug 2004–Feb 2005
7-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Jul 2004–Feb 2005
8-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Jun 2004–Feb 2005
9-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 2004–Feb 2005
10-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Ties: 2012
Apr 2004–Feb 2005
11-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Mar 2004–Feb 2005
12-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Sep 2003–Feb 2005
18-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Mar 2003–Feb 2005
24-Month
37.60"
(955.04mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2004 1935
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1997
Ties: 1959
Mar 2002–Feb 2005
36-Month
52.52"
(1,334.01mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Mar 2001–Feb 2005
48-Month
71.47"
(1,815.34mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Mar 2000–Feb 2005
60-Month
91.18"
(2,315.97mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1938
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/