Climate at a Glance

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1954
1-Month
0.16"
(4.06mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1909
Ties: 1947
Nov–Dec 1954
2-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1943 1912
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1922
Ties: 1943
Oct–Dec 1954
3-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1952 1912
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Sep–Dec 1954
4-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1996
Ties: 1991
Aug–Dec 1954
5-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1953 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul–Dec 1954
6-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun–Dec 1954
7-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May–Dec 1954
8-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Apr–Dec 1954
9-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar–Dec 1954
10-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1911
Feb–Dec 1954
11-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan–Dec 1954
12-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–Dec 1954
18-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1958
Jan 1953–Dec 1954
24-Month
38.59"
(980.19mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1952–Dec 1954
36-Month
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan 1951–Dec 1954
48-Month
73.96"
(1,878.58mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Jan 1950–Dec 1954
60-Month
91.38"
(2,321.05mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 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/