Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1943
1-Month
0.09"
(2.29mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1905 1986
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1909
Ties: 1979, 2004
Nov–Dec 1943
2-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1912
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1922
Ties: 1954
Oct–Dec 1943
3-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1912
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Sep–Dec 1943
4-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1996
Aug–Dec 1943
5-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1987
Jul–Dec 1943
6-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun–Dec 1943
7-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
May–Dec 1943
8-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Apr–Dec 1943
9-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1956
Mar–Dec 1943
10-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Feb–Dec 1943
11-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan–Dec 1943
12-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1942–Dec 1943
18-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1942–Dec 1943
24-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1941–Dec 1943
36-Month
61.92"
(1,572.77mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jan 1940–Dec 1943
48-Month
77.52"
(1,969.01mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Jan 1939–Dec 1943
60-Month
93.14"
(2,365.76mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 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/