Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2009
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2008 1942
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1897
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1912
Dec 2008–Jan 2009
2-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2008 1987
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1910
Ties: 1975, 1979
Nov 2008–Jan 2009
3-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2008 1913
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1923
Oct 2008–Jan 2009
4-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1913
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2008–Jan 2009
5-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1953
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Aug 2008–Jan 2009
6-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2007 1959
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1997, 2020
Jul 2008–Jan 2009
7-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Jun 2008–Jan 2009
8-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
May 2008–Jan 2009
9-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Apr 2008–Jan 2009
10-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Mar 2008–Jan 2009
11-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Feb 2008–Jan 2009
12-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Aug 2007–Jan 2009
18-Month
32.91"
(835.91mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
7.17"
(182.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Feb 2007–Jan 2009
24-Month
46.83"
(1,189.48mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 2006–Jan 2009
36-Month
62.65"
(1,591.31mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Feb 2005–Jan 2009
48-Month
83.28"
(2,115.31mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Feb 2004–Jan 2009
60-Month
104.11"
(2,644.39mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/