Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1905
1-Month
0.05"
(1.27mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1909
Nov–Dec 1905
2-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1912
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1922
Ties: 2010
Oct–Dec 1905
3-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1904 1912
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1998
Sep–Dec 1905
4-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1904 1952
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1996
Aug–Dec 1905
5-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1904 1958
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul–Dec 1905
6-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1904 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun–Dec 1905
7-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
May–Dec 1905
8-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr–Dec 1905
9-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Dec 1905
10-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Dec 1905
11-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 1905
12-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1962
Jul 1904–Dec 1905
18-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jan 1904–Dec 1905
24-Month
41.30"
(1,049.02mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1903–Dec 1905
36-Month
61.55"
(1,563.37mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1902–Dec 1905
48-Month
80.37"
(2,041.40mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1901–Dec 1905
60-Month
101.05"
(2,566.67mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1937
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/