Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2013
1-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1942
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1897
Ties: 1938, 2003
Dec 2012–Jan 2013
2-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2012 1987
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1910
Ties: 1919
Nov 2012–Jan 2013
3-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2012 1913
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1923
Oct 2012–Jan 2013
4-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2012 1913
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1999
Sep 2012–Jan 2013
5-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1997
Aug 2012–Jan 2013
6-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1959
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1997, 2020
Jul 2012–Jan 2013
7-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Jun 2012–Jan 2013
8-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
May 2012–Jan 2013
9-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Apr 2012–Jan 2013
10-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Mar 2012–Jan 2013
11-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2012–Jan 2013
12-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Aug 2011–Jan 2013
18-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2011–Jan 2013
24-Month
36.23"
(920.24mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2004 1935
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2010–Jan 2013
36-Month
61.23"
(1,555.24mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2009–Jan 2013
48-Month
84.03"
(2,134.36mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Feb 2008–Jan 2013
60-Month
107.88"
(2,740.15mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/