Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2017
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1915
Ties: 1899, 1916, 1988
Jan–Feb 2017
2-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2016 1983
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1915
Ties: 1905, 1986
Dec 2016–Feb 2017
3-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Ties: 1907
Nov 2016–Feb 2017
4-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1913
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1997
Oct 2016–Feb 2017
5-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Sep 2016–Feb 2017
6-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Aug 2016–Feb 2017
7-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Jul 2016–Feb 2017
8-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Jun 2016–Feb 2017
9-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
May 2016–Feb 2017
10-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
16.09"
(408.69mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
Apr 2016–Feb 2017
11-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
Ties: 2006
Mar 2016–Feb 2017
12-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
Sep 2015–Feb 2017
18-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
Mar 2015–Feb 2017
24-Month
43.90"
(1,115.06mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1997
Mar 2014–Feb 2017
36-Month
64.10"
(1,628.14mm)
57.10"
(1,450.34mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Mar 2013–Feb 2017
48-Month
88.49"
(2,247.65mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Mar 2012–Feb 2017
60-Month
102.68"
(2,608.07mm)
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
7.74"
(196.59mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/