Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1923

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1923
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1919 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1909
Ties: 1940, 1946, 1961
Nov–Dec 1923
2-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1914 1912
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1922
Oct–Dec 1923
3-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1917 1912
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Ties: 1904, 1934
Sep–Dec 1923
4-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1952
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1996
Ties: 2005
Aug–Dec 1923
5-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1922 1958
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2019
Jul–Dec 1923
6-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1922 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun–Dec 1923
7-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1922 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
May–Dec 1923
8-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1922 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Apr–Dec 1923
9-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1922 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Mar–Dec 1923
10-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1922 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Feb–Dec 1923
11-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jan–Dec 1923
12-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1922 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1922–Dec 1923
18-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1921 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jan 1922–Dec 1923
24-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1922 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1921–Dec 1923
36-Month
61.04"
(1,550.42mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1921 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jan 1920–Dec 1923
48-Month
83.64"
(2,124.46mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
7.48"
(190.00mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1922 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1998
Jan 1919–Dec 1923
60-Month
102.98"
(2,615.69mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
7.89"
(200.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1937
30th 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 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/