Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2011
1-Month
0.93"
(23.62mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2010 1942
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1897
Dec 2010–Jan 2011
2-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1987
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1910
Nov 2010–Jan 2011
3-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2010 1913
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1923
Oct 2010–Jan 2011
4-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1913
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1999
Sep 2010–Jan 2011
5-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1997
Aug 2010–Jan 2011
6-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1959
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1997, 2020
Jul 2010–Jan 2011
7-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2020
Jun 2010–Jan 2011
8-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
May 2010–Jan 2011
9-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2020
Apr 2010–Jan 2011
10-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
5.72"
(145.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Mar 2010–Jan 2011
11-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Feb 2010–Jan 2011
12-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Aug 2009–Jan 2011
18-Month
34.98"
(888.49mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 2009–Jan 2011
24-Month
47.80"
(1,214.12mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
9.67"
(245.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 2008–Jan 2011
36-Month
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
14.56"
(369.82mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2007–Jan 2011
48-Month
94.63"
(2,403.60mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 2006–Jan 2011
60-Month
110.45"
(2,805.43mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/