Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2015
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1977
Feb–Mar 2015
2-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1977
Jan–Mar 2015
3-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2015
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1977
Dec 2014–Mar 2015
4-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1977
Ties: 1948
Nov 2014–Mar 2015
5-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2005 2022
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1897
Oct 2014–Mar 2015
6-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Sep 2014–Mar 2015
7-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2013 1959
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Aug 2014–Mar 2015
8-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2013 1959
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Jul 2014–Mar 2015
9-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2013 2013
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Jun 2014–Mar 2015
10-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Ties: 1922
May 2014–Mar 2015
11-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
17.14"
(435.36mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Apr 2014–Mar 2015
12-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Oct 2013–Mar 2015
18-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
23.56"
(598.42mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Apr 2013–Mar 2015
24-Month
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
38.13"
(968.50mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Apr 2012–Mar 2015
36-Month
58.65"
(1,489.71mm)
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Apr 2011–Mar 2015
48-Month
79.58"
(2,021.33mm)
76.01"
(1,930.65mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Apr 2010–Mar 2015
60-Month
104.97"
(2,666.24mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
10.06"
(255.53mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 1938
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 17, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/