Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2014
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2006 1952
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Sep–Oct 2014
2-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1946
Aug–Oct 2014
3-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2012 1958
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jul–Oct 2014
4-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 2001
Jun–Oct 2014
5-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
May–Oct 2014
6-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Apr–Oct 2014
7-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1972
Mar–Oct 2014
8-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1963
Feb–Oct 2014
9-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jan–Oct 2014
10-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
17.93"
(455.42mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Dec 2013–Oct 2014
11-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Nov 2013–Oct 2014
12-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
19.06"
(484.12mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1948
May 2013–Oct 2014
18-Month
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
33.01"
(838.45mm)
6.68"
(169.68mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Nov 2012–Oct 2014
24-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Nov 2011–Oct 2014
36-Month
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
57.18"
(1,452.37mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Nov 2010–Oct 2014
48-Month
81.83"
(2,078.48mm)
76.14"
(1,933.96mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Nov 2009–Oct 2014
60-Month
106.49"
(2,704.85mm)
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
11.43"
(290.33mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/