THE WETTEST AND DRIEST SEASONS FOR SIOUX FALLS, SD
    COMPILED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS


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          SPRING          SUMMER          AUTUMN

 1.    6.88  1969     14.65  1995     22.64  2010     12.67  1911
 2.    5.14  1962     14.24  1920     17.39  1993     12.35  1973
 3.    4.71  1919     13.51  1927     17.18  1909     12.26  1929
 4.    4.62  1952     13.20  1936     16.76  1944     11.61  1982
 5.    4.57  2010     13.15  1935     16.14  1992     11.37  1986
 6.    4.53  1909     12.91  1993     15.82  1900     10.78  1946
 7.    3.75  1946     12.27  1898     15.66  1934     10.19  1906
 8.    3.74  1954     11.73  1965     15.25  1911      9.99  1896
 9.    3.58  1937     11.41  2004     14.93  1905      9.92  1905
10.    3.56  1936     11.40  1893     14.87  1908      9.80  1959


DRIEST SEASONS...TOTAL INCHES AND YEAR

RANK     WINTER          SPRING          SUMMER          AUTUMN

 1.     .23  1931      1.62  1934      3.55  1894      1.02  1952
 2.     .45  1987      1.97  1931      3.86  1976      1.19  1974
 3.     .55  2002      3.05  1981      3.91  1996      1.26  1999
 4.     .61  1942      3.36  1926      4.82  1927      1.29  1967
 5.     .62  1957      3.49  1907      4.90  1893      1.52  1894
 6.     .64  1995      3.50  1971      5.42  1988      1.54  1976
 7.     .64  1990      3.55  1922      5.61  1958      1.78  1956
 8.     .65  1901      3.69  1969      5.68  1917      1.84  1955
 9.     .69  1980      3.72  1928      5.83  1936      1.92  1936
10.     .74  1981      3.92  1894      6.14  1931      2.00  1917

1ST 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 31 DAY PERIOD ON RECORD  12.74 INCHES 5/17/2004 - 6/16/2004

WETTEST 12 MONTH PERIOD ON RECORD 42.20 INCHES 7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993

                                                       RSR 9/1/2010

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