Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1903
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1909
Ties: 1917
Nov–Dec 1903
2-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1900 1912
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1922
Oct–Dec 1903
3-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1900 1912
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1998
Sep–Dec 1903
4-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1996
Aug–Dec 1903
5-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1902 1958
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1996
Jul–Dec 1903
6-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1902 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Jun–Dec 1903
7-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1915
May–Dec 1903
8-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1915
Apr–Dec 1903
9-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1915
Mar–Dec 1903
10-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1915
Feb–Dec 1903
11-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1915
Jan–Dec 1903
12-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1915
Jul 1902–Dec 1903
18-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Jan 1902–Dec 1903
24-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1915
Jan 1901–Dec 1903
36-Month
59.75"
(1,517.65mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jan 1900–Dec 1903
48-Month
79.22"
(2,012.19mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1902 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1899–Dec 1903
60-Month
98.22"
(2,494.79mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
48th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/