Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2005
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 2001
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1906
Ties: 1915, 1984
Jul–Aug 2005
2-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2003 1947
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Ties: 1952, 1954
Jun–Aug 2005
3-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1993
May–Aug 2005
4-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1962
Apr–Aug 2005
5-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar–Aug 2005
6-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Feb–Aug 2005
7-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jan–Aug 2005
8-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2004–Aug 2005
9-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2004–Aug 2005
10-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1971
Oct 2004–Aug 2005
11-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2004–Aug 2005
12-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2004–Aug 2005
18-Month
35.85"
(910.59mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Sep 2003–Aug 2005
24-Month
40.32"
(1,024.13mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Sep 2002–Aug 2005
36-Month
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Sep 2001–Aug 2005
48-Month
72.08"
(1,830.83mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Sep 2000–Aug 2005
60-Month
92.45"
(2,348.23mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/