Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1944
1-Month
0.19"
(4.83mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1909
Nov–Dec 1944
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1943 1912
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1922
Oct–Dec 1944
3-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1943 1912
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Sep–Dec 1944
4-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1952
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1996
Aug–Dec 1944
5-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1943 1958
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1996
Jul–Dec 1944
6-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1998
Jun–Dec 1944
7-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1915
May–Dec 1944
8-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Apr–Dec 1944
9-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Mar–Dec 1944
10-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1915
Feb–Dec 1944
11-Month
22.73"
(577.34mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1915
Jan–Dec 1944
12-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Jul 1943–Dec 1944
18-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Jan 1943–Dec 1944
24-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1915
Jan 1942–Dec 1944
36-Month
64.65"
(1,642.11mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2010
Jan 1941–Dec 1944
48-Month
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1998
Jan 1940–Dec 1944
60-Month
101.41"
(2,575.81mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
6.32"
(160.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/