Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2010
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2008 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1915
Ties: 1903, 1940
Jan–Feb 2010
2-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2008 1983
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1915
Ties: 1937
Dec 2009–Feb 2010
3-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Nov 2009–Feb 2010
4-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2008 1913
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1997
Ties: 1936
Oct 2009–Feb 2010
5-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2009–Feb 2010
6-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1997
Aug 2009–Feb 2010
7-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1959
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Jul 2009–Feb 2010
8-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Jun 2009–Feb 2010
9-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1916
May 2009–Feb 2010
10-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1916
Apr 2009–Feb 2010
11-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1916
Mar 2009–Feb 2010
12-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1916
Sep 2008–Feb 2010
18-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1916
Mar 2008–Feb 2010
24-Month
46.87"
(1,190.50mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1997
Mar 2007–Feb 2010
36-Month
69.33"
(1,760.98mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
12.23"
(310.64mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Mar 2006–Feb 2010
48-Month
85.76"
(2,178.30mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
9.74"
(247.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Mar 2005–Feb 2010
60-Month
106.29"
(2,699.77mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2009 1938
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/