Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2006
1-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1897
Ties: 2018
Dec 2005–Jan 2006
2-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2005 1987
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1910
Nov 2005–Jan 2006
3-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2005 1913
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1923
Ties: 1917
Oct 2005–Jan 2006
4-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1913
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1999
Sep 2005–Jan 2006
5-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 1953
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1997
Aug 2005–Jan 2006
6-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1997, 2020
Jul 2005–Jan 2006
7-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Jun 2005–Jan 2006
8-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Ties: 1982
May 2005–Jan 2006
9-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Apr 2005–Jan 2006
10-Month
19.55"
(496.57mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Mar 2005–Jan 2006
11-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Feb 2005–Jan 2006
12-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Aug 2004–Jan 2006
18-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Feb 2004–Jan 2006
24-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Feb 2003–Jan 2006
36-Month
58.47"
(1,485.14mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2002–Jan 2006
48-Month
72.94"
(1,852.68mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Feb 2001–Jan 2006
60-Month
92.58"
(2,351.53mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1938
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/