Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2009
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2008 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1915
Ties: 1952
Jan–Feb 2009
2-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2008 1983
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Dec 2008–Feb 2009
3-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Ties: 2001
Nov 2008–Feb 2009
4-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2008 1913
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Oct 2008–Feb 2009
5-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2008–Feb 2009
6-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Aug 2008–Feb 2009
7-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Jul 2008–Feb 2009
8-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Ties: 1947
Jun 2008–Feb 2009
9-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 2008–Feb 2009
10-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Apr 2008–Feb 2009
11-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Mar 2008–Feb 2009
12-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Sep 2007–Feb 2009
18-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
5.79"
(147.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Mar 2007–Feb 2009
24-Month
46.93"
(1,192.02mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
8.80"
(223.52mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Mar 2006–Feb 2009
36-Month
63.36"
(1,609.34mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Mar 2005–Feb 2009
48-Month
83.89"
(2,130.81mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Mar 2004–Feb 2009
60-Month
104.65"
(2,658.11mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/