Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1920
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1919 1986
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1909
Ties: 1907
Nov–Dec 1920
2-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1917 1912
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1922
Ties: 1951
Oct–Dec 1920
3-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1917 1912
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Sep–Dec 1920
4-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1952
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1996
Aug–Dec 1920
5-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1917 1958
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Ties: 1961
Jul–Dec 1920
6-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun–Dec 1920
7-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1953
May–Dec 1920
8-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Apr–Dec 1920
9-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Dec 1920
10-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Dec 1920
11-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Dec 1920
12-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1919–Dec 1920
18-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1919–Dec 1920
24-Month
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1918–Dec 1920
36-Month
62.33"
(1,583.18mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Jan 1917–Dec 1920
48-Month
78.67"
(1,998.22mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1998
Jan 1916–Dec 1920
60-Month
99.25"
(2,520.95mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/