Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, July 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2019
1-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jun–Jul 2019
2-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1993
May–Jul 2019
3-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1962
Apr–Jul 2019
4-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1915
Mar–Jul 2019
5-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
6.42"
(163.06mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
Feb–Jul 2019
6-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
Jan–Jul 2019
7-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
12.91"
(327.91mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
Dec 2018–Jul 2019
8-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Nov 2018–Jul 2019
9-Month
21.51"
(546.35mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 2018–Jul 2019
10-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Sep 2018–Jul 2019
11-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
8.82"
(224.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–Jul 2019
12-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 2018–Jul 2019
18-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2017–Jul 2019
24-Month
50.61"
(1,285.49mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
12.44"
(315.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Aug 2016–Jul 2019
36-Month
68.66"
(1,743.96mm)
57.15"
(1,451.61mm)
11.51"
(292.35mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Aug 2015–Jul 2019
48-Month
89.64"
(2,276.86mm)
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Aug 2014–Jul 2019
60-Month
111.66"
(2,836.16mm)
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
16.68"
(423.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/