Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1909
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1912
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1922
Ties: 1981
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1912
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Ties: 1898, 1939
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1996
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1958
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1931
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
32.72"
(831.09mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1988
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
54.40"
(1,381.76mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
68.11"
(1,729.99mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-8.05"
(-204.47mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
89.77"
(2,280.16mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/