Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
0.28"
(7.11mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1909
Nov–Dec 1895
2-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest to Date 1912
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1922
Ties: 1998
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1912
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1932
Sep–Dec 1895
4-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1952
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Aug–Dec 1895
5-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1958
115th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1976
119th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1936
111th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1936
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1936
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1936
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1936
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1915

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/