Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1899
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1909
Ties: 2000, 2017
Nov–Dec 1899
2-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1898 1912
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1922
Ties: 1913, 1929, 1945, 1986
Oct–Dec 1899
3-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 1912
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1953
Sep–Dec 1899
4-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1898 1952
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1996
Ties: 1953
Aug–Dec 1899
5-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1958
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1996
Jul–Dec 1899
6-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jun–Dec 1899
7-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Ties: 1973
May–Dec 1899
8-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Apr–Dec 1899
9-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Mar–Dec 1899
10-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Feb–Dec 1899
11-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Jan–Dec 1899
12-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1915
Jul 1898–Dec 1899
18-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2010
Jan 1898–Dec 1899
24-Month
34.10"
(866.14mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1915
Jan 1897–Dec 1899
36-Month
52.93"
(1,344.42mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2010
Jan 1896–Dec 1899
48-Month
74.27"
(1,886.46mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1895–Dec 1899
60-Month
90.70"
(2,303.78mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/