Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2012 2001
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1906
Ties: 1955
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2017 1947
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1987
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1993
Ties: 1901
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1962
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
16.16"
(410.46mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Ties: 2009
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Ties: 2008
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
33.88"
(860.55mm)
33.11"
(840.99mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
38.14"
(968.76mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
60.52"
(1,537.21mm)
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
81.86"
(2,079.24mm)
76.09"
(1,932.69mm)
5.77"
(146.55mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
106.55"
(2,706.37mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
11.57"
(293.88mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/