Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2012
1-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2011 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1915
Ties: 2011
Jan–Feb 2012
2-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2010 1983
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1915
Dec 2011–Feb 2012
3-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Ties: 1950
Nov 2011–Feb 2012
4-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2008 1913
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Ties: 1921
Oct 2011–Feb 2012
5-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1999
Sep 2011–Feb 2012
6-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Aug 2011–Feb 2012
7-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2004 1959
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Jul 2011–Feb 2012
8-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2006 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Jun 2011–Feb 2012
9-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Ties: 1984
May 2011–Feb 2012
10-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Ties: 2005
Apr 2011–Feb 2012
11-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Mar 2011–Feb 2012
12-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Sep 2010–Feb 2012
18-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
Mar 2010–Feb 2012
24-Month
47.14"
(1,197.36mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
9.01"
(228.86mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Mar 2009–Feb 2012
36-Month
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2008–Feb 2012
48-Month
94.01"
(2,387.85mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
17.99"
(456.94mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2007–Feb 2012
60-Month
116.47"
(2,958.34mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
21.53"
(546.86mm)
120th 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 January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/