Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1938
1-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1937 1939
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1922
Oct–Nov 1938
2-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1933 1933
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Sep–Nov 1938
3-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1996
Aug–Nov 1938
4-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958, 2012
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jul–Nov 1938
5-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 2012
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1937
Jun–Nov 1938
6-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May–Nov 1938
7-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Apr–Nov 1938
8-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Mar–Nov 1938
9-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Feb–Nov 1938
10-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jan–Nov 1938
11-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Dec 1937–Nov 1938
12-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1956
Jun 1937–Nov 1938
18-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Dec 1936–Nov 1938
24-Month
34.18"
(868.17mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Dec 1935–Nov 1938
36-Month
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-11.93"
(-303.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Dec 1934–Nov 1938
48-Month
61.81"
(1,569.97mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-14.35"
(-364.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Dec 1933–Nov 1938
60-Month
74.45"
(1,891.03mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
-20.63"
(-524.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/