Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1942
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1909
Ties: 1948, 1976, 2003
Nov–Dec 1942
2-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1912
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1922
Ties: 1963
Oct–Dec 1942
3-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1938 1912
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Sep–Dec 1942
4-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1996
Aug–Dec 1942
5-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul–Dec 1942
6-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun–Dec 1942
7-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
May–Dec 1942
8-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Apr–Dec 1942
9-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Dec 1942
10-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Dec 1942
11-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Dec 1942
12-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1941–Dec 1942
18-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1941–Dec 1942
24-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1940–Dec 1942
36-Month
60.30"
(1,531.62mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Jan 1939–Dec 1942
48-Month
75.92"
(1,928.37mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Jan 1938–Dec 1942
60-Month
93.15"
(2,366.01mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/