Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1904
1-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1909
Ties: 1935
Nov–Dec 1904
2-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1900 1912
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1922
Ties: 1961
Oct–Dec 1904
3-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1903 1912
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1998
Ties: 1923, 1934
Sep–Dec 1904
4-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1996
Aug–Dec 1904
5-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1898 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul–Dec 1904
6-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun–Dec 1904
7-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May–Dec 1904
8-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 2020
Apr–Dec 1904
9-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Mar–Dec 1904
10-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Feb–Dec 1904
11-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan–Dec 1904
12-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1903–Dec 1904
18-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan 1903–Dec 1904
24-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan 1902–Dec 1904
36-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan 1901–Dec 1904
48-Month
76.47"
(1,942.34mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Jan 1900–Dec 1904
60-Month
95.94"
(2,436.88mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/