Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1927
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1926 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1909
Ties: 2010
Nov–Dec 1927
2-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1926 1912
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1922
Oct–Dec 1927
3-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1925 1912
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1998
Sep–Dec 1927
4-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1925 1952
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1996
Aug–Dec 1927
5-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1925 1958
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2019
Jul–Dec 1927
6-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1925 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2019
Jun–Dec 1927
7-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1925 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2019
May–Dec 1927
8-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Apr–Dec 1927
9-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Dec 1927
10-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Dec 1927
11-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Dec 1927
12-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1926–Dec 1927
18-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1926–Dec 1927
24-Month
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Jan 1925–Dec 1927
36-Month
54.88"
(1,393.95mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Jan 1924–Dec 1927
48-Month
72.97"
(1,853.44mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1998
Jan 1923–Dec 1927
60-Month
94.42"
(2,398.27mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/