Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1909
Ties: 1923, 1940, 1961
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1912
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1922
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1945 1912
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
65.17"
(1,655.32mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
82.39"
(2,092.71mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
105.93"
(2,690.62mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
10.84"
(275.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/