Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2014
1-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2013 2001
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1906
Jul–Aug 2014
2-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1947
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1907
Jun–Aug 2014
3-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May–Aug 2014
4-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1962
Apr–Aug 2014
5-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Mar–Aug 2014
6-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Feb–Aug 2014
7-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jan–Aug 2014
8-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Dec 2013–Aug 2014
9-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Nov 2013–Aug 2014
10-Month
17.77"
(451.36mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Oct 2013–Aug 2014
11-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
5.34"
(135.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2013–Aug 2014
12-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Mar 2013–Aug 2014
18-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Sep 2012–Aug 2014
24-Month
43.64"
(1,108.46mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Sep 2011–Aug 2014
36-Month
58.48"
(1,485.39mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Sep 2010–Aug 2014
48-Month
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
7.82"
(198.62mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Sep 2009–Aug 2014
60-Month
109.55"
(2,782.57mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/