Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2009 1942
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1897
Ties: 1973
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1987
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1910
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2008 1913
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1923
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2007 1913
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1999
Ties: 1956
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1991 1959
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997, 2020
Ties: 1918
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Ties: 1956
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Ties: 1966
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
69.41"
(1,763.01mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
12.32"
(312.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
93.26"
(2,368.80mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
17.24"
(437.89mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
116.24"
(2,952.50mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
21.31"
(541.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2011 1938
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

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