Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1902
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1909
Nov–Dec 1902
2-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1901 1912
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1922
Oct–Dec 1902
3-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1900 1912
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Sep–Dec 1902
4-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1996
Ties: 1938
Aug–Dec 1902
5-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1899 1958
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Ties: 1970
Jul–Dec 1902
6-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jun–Dec 1902
7-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
May–Dec 1902
8-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Apr–Dec 1902
9-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Mar–Dec 1902
10-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Feb–Dec 1902
11-Month
18.42"
(467.87mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jan–Dec 1902
12-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jul 1901–Dec 1902
18-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jan 1901–Dec 1902
24-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jan 1900–Dec 1902
36-Month
58.97"
(1,497.84mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jan 1899–Dec 1902
48-Month
77.97"
(1,980.44mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1898–Dec 1902
60-Month
93.07"
(2,363.98mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/