Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1949
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1948 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1909
Nov–Dec 1949
2-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1945 1912
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1922
Ties: 1969
Oct–Dec 1949
3-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1912
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1998
Sep–Dec 1949
4-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1996
Aug–Dec 1949
5-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul–Dec 1949
6-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun–Dec 1949
7-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
May–Dec 1949
8-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Apr–Dec 1949
9-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Mar–Dec 1949
10-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Feb–Dec 1949
11-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jan–Dec 1949
12-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jul 1948–Dec 1949
18-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jan 1948–Dec 1949
24-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jan 1947–Dec 1949
36-Month
54.25"
(1,377.95mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1958
Jan 1946–Dec 1949
48-Month
78.45"
(1,992.63mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan 1945–Dec 1949
60-Month
95.53"
(2,426.46mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/