Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1937
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1936 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1909
Ties: 1914, 1925, 1933
Nov–Dec 1937
2-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1912
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1922
Ties: 1966
Oct–Dec 1937
3-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1935 1912
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1998
Sep–Dec 1937
4-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1996
Aug–Dec 1937
5-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1935 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jul–Dec 1937
6-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jun–Dec 1937
7-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
May–Dec 1937
8-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Apr–Dec 1937
9-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar–Dec 1937
10-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Feb–Dec 1937
11-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan–Dec 1937
12-Month
16.78"
(426.21mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1936–Dec 1937
18-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1937
24-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-10.47"
(-265.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jan 1935–Dec 1937
36-Month
44.48"
(1,129.79mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-12.72"
(-323.09mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jan 1934–Dec 1937
48-Month
56.88"
(1,444.75mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-19.28"
(-489.71mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Jan 1933–Dec 1937
60-Month
71.40"
(1,813.56mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-23.69"
(-601.73mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/