Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1917
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1915 1986
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1909
Ties: 1903
Nov–Dec 1917
2-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1914 1912
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1922
Oct–Dec 1917
3-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1912 1912
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Ties: 1945
Sep–Dec 1917
4-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1952
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1996
Aug–Dec 1917
5-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1907 1958
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1996
Ties: 1933
Jul–Dec 1917
6-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Jun–Dec 1917
7-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-4.46"
(-113.29mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
May–Dec 1917
8-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-4.27"
(-108.45mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Apr–Dec 1917
9-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Mar–Dec 1917
10-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Feb–Dec 1917
11-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Jan–Dec 1917
12-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Jul 1916–Dec 1917
18-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jan 1916–Dec 1917
24-Month
36.92"
(937.77mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1915
Jan 1915–Dec 1917
36-Month
64.89"
(1,648.21mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jan 1914–Dec 1917
48-Month
85.86"
(2,180.84mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1915 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Jan 1913–Dec 1917
60-Month
102.85"
(2,612.39mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/