Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2019
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1897
Ties: 1930, 1945
Dec 2018–Jan 2019
2-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1987
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1910
Nov 2018–Jan 2019
3-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1913
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1923
Oct 2018–Jan 2019
4-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1913
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1999
Sep 2018–Jan 2019
5-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
1.93"
(49.03mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1953
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Aug 2018–Jan 2019
6-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1959
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997, 2020
Jul 2018–Jan 2019
7-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Jun 2018–Jan 2019
8-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
May 2018–Jan 2019
9-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Apr 2018–Jan 2019
10-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Mar 2018–Jan 2019
11-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2019
12-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Aug 2017–Jan 2019
18-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
25.74"
(653.80mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2019
24-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1935
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2019
36-Month
61.78"
(1,569.21mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2019
48-Month
84.56"
(2,147.82mm)
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
8.54"
(216.91mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Feb 2014–Jan 2019
60-Month
104.78"
(2,661.41mm)
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2017 1938
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/