Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2015 1942
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1897
Ties: 1959, 2015
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1987
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1910
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1913
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1923
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1913
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1953
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1916
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
4.82"
(122.42mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2014 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1916
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1916
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
67.73"
(1,720.34mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
10.64"
(270.25mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
82.35"
(2,091.69mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
103.96"
(2,640.58mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/