Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1936
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1986
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1909
Ties: 1910
Nov–Dec 1936
2-Month
1.25"
(31.75mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1935 1912
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1922
Ties: 2001
Oct–Dec 1936
3-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1912
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1998
Ties: 1900
Sep–Dec 1936
4-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1996
Aug–Dec 1936
5-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1935 1958
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jul–Dec 1936
6-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 2012
Jun–Dec 1936
7-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-6.21"
(-157.74mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
May–Dec 1936
8-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-7.63"
(-193.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Apr–Dec 1936
9-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar–Dec 1936
10-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-8.60"
(-218.44mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Feb–Dec 1936
11-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-8.39"
(-213.11mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan–Dec 1936
12-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1935–Dec 1936
18-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-11.58"
(-294.13mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan 1935–Dec 1936
24-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-10.45"
(-265.43mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan 1934–Dec 1936
36-Month
40.10"
(1,018.54mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-17.10"
(-434.34mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan 1933–Dec 1936
48-Month
54.62"
(1,387.35mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-21.54"
(-547.11mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Jan 1932–Dec 1936
60-Month
73.00"
(1,854.20mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-22.09"
(-561.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/