Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1916
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1915 1986
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1909
Ties: 1906, 2005
Nov–Dec 1916
2-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1915 1912
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1922
Oct–Dec 1916
3-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1912 1912
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Sep–Dec 1916
4-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1912 1952
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1996
Aug–Dec 1916
5-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1913 1958
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1931
Jul–Dec 1916
6-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1913 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun–Dec 1916
7-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
May–Dec 1916
8-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Apr–Dec 1916
9-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Dec 1916
10-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Dec 1916
11-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Dec 1916
12-Month
20.58"
(522.73mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1915–Dec 1916
18-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan 1915–Dec 1916
24-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
10.40"
(264.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan 1914–Dec 1916
36-Month
69.52"
(1,765.81mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1915 1936
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1913–Dec 1916
48-Month
86.51"
(2,197.35mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1915 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1998
Jan 1912–Dec 1916
60-Month
103.93"
(2,639.82mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
8.84"
(224.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/