Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2015
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2014 1942
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1897
Ties: 1959, 2016
Dec 2014–Jan 2015
2-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2012 1987
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1910
Ties: 1904, 1943
Nov 2014–Jan 2015
3-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2014 1913
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1923
Oct 2014–Jan 2015
4-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2012 1913
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Sep 2014–Jan 2015
5-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2013 1953
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Ties: 1917
Aug 2014–Jan 2015
6-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2013 1959
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997, 2020
Jul 2014–Jan 2015
7-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Jun 2014–Jan 2015
8-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
May 2014–Jan 2015
9-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Apr 2014–Jan 2015
10-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Mar 2014–Jan 2015
11-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Feb 2014–Jan 2015
12-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Aug 2013–Jan 2015
18-Month
30.84"
(783.34mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2014 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2013–Jan 2015
24-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2012–Jan 2015
36-Month
59.57"
(1,513.08mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Feb 2011–Jan 2015
48-Month
81.18"
(2,061.97mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Feb 2010–Jan 2015
60-Month
106.18"
(2,696.97mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/