Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1986
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1909
Ties: 1998
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1912
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1922
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1912
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1939, 1955
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1952
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1996
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1897 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
71.70"
(1,821.18mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1936
95th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/