Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1950
1-Month
0.20"
(5.08mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1909
Ties: 1938
Nov–Dec 1950
2-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1943 1912
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1922
Oct–Dec 1950
3-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 1912
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1987, 1988
Sep–Dec 1950
4-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1996
Ties: 1993
Aug–Dec 1950
5-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1949 1958
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1996
Jul–Dec 1950
6-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jun–Dec 1950
7-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1915
Ties: 1975
May–Dec 1950
8-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1915
Apr–Dec 1950
9-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1915
Mar–Dec 1950
10-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1915
Feb–Dec 1950
11-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1915
Jan–Dec 1950
12-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1915
Ties: 1912
Jul 1949–Dec 1950
18-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Jan 1949–Dec 1950
24-Month
34.43"
(874.52mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1915
Jan 1948–Dec 1950
36-Month
53.72"
(1,364.49mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jan 1947–Dec 1950
48-Month
71.67"
(1,820.42mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jan 1946–Dec 1950
60-Month
95.87"
(2,435.10mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/