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        Wettest and Driest Seasons for Sioux Falls, SD

Sioux Falls               Winter...Dec+Jan+Feb  Spring...Mar+Apr+May 
Precipitation by Seasons  Summer...Jun+Jul+Aug  Autumn...Sep+Oct+Nov


Wettest Seasons...Total (inches) and Year

Rank    Winter     Rank   Spring    Rank   Summer    Rank   Autumn

 1. 6.88  1968-69   1. 14.65  1995   1. 22.64  2010   1. 12.45  2016
 2. 5.14  1961-62   2. 14.24  1920   2. 19.45  2014   2. 12.35  1973
 3. 4.71  1918-19   3. 13.51  1927   3. 17.39  1993   3. 12.26  1929
 4. 4.62  1951-52   4. 13.20  1936   4. 17.18  1909   4. 11.61  1982
 5. 4.57  2009-10   5. 13.15  1935   5. 16.76  1944   5. 11.37  1986
 6. 4.53  1908-09   6. 12.91  1993   6. 16.14  1992   6. 10.78  1946
 7. 3.80  2011-12   7. 12.27  1898   7. 15.82  1900   7. 10.65  1911
 8. 3.75  1945-46   8. 12.06  1893   8. 15.66  1934   8. 10.19  1906
 9. 3.74  1953-54   9. 11.73  1965   9. 15.05  2015   9. 10.03  2015
10. 3.69  2006-07  10. 11.67  1999  10. 14.97  1956  10.  9.99  1896




Driest Seasons...Total (inches) and Year

Rank    Winter     Rank   Spring    Rank   Summer    Rank   Autumn

 1. 0.23  1930-31   1. 1.62  1934    1. 2.73  2012      0.87  2011
 2. 0.45  1986-87   2. 1.97  1931    2. 3.55  1894      1.02  1952
 3. 0.55  2001-02   3. 3.05  1981    3. 3.86  1976      1.19  1974
 4. 0.61  1941-42   4. 3.36  1926    4. 3.91  1996      1.26  1999
 5. 0.62  1956-57   5. 3.49  1907    5. 4.82  1927      1.29  1967
 6. 0.64  1994-95   6. 3.50  1971    6. 4.90  1893      1.52  1894
    0.64  1989-90   7. 3.55  1922    7. 5.42  1988      1.54  1976
 8. 0.65  1900-01   8. 3.69  1969    8. 5.61  1958      1.78  1956
 9. 0.69  1979-80   9. 3.72  1928    9. 5.68  1917      1.84  1955
10. 0.74  1980-81  10. 3.92  1894   10. 5.83  1936      1.92  1936

    Wettest 3 Month Period on Record  22.64 inches Jun-Jul-Aug 2010
2ND Wettest 3 Month Period on Record  22.55 inches May-Jun-Jul 1993
3RD Wettest 3 Month Period on Record  20.73 inches May-Jun-Jul 1908

Wettest 7 Day Period on Record     7.87 inches 6/14/2014 - 6/20/2014

Wettest 14 Day Period on Record   10.50 inches 6/3/2014 - 6/16/2014

Wettest 31 Day Period on Record   14.59 inches 5/31/2014 - 6/30/2014

Wettest 6 Month Period on Record  31.78 inches 4/1/2010 - 9/30/2010

Wettest 12 Month Period on Record 43.06 inches 10/1/2009 - 9/30/2010

       Updated Feb '17