Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1909
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1950 1912
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1922
Ties: 1920
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1950 1912
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1998
Ties: 2000
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1950 1952
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1996
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1950 1958
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1996
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1915
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1915
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1915
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1915
Ties: 1999
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
21.46"
(545.08mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1915
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1915
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
39.08"
(992.63mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1915
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
56.09"
(1,424.69mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
75.38"
(1,914.65mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1910
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
93.33"
(2,370.58mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/