Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1956
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1955 1939
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1922
Oct–Nov 1956
2-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1933
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Sep–Nov 1956
3-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1996
Aug–Nov 1956
4-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1958, 2012
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul–Nov 1956
5-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun–Nov 1956
6-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May–Nov 1956
7-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Apr–Nov 1956
8-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1911
Mar–Nov 1956
9-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Feb–Nov 1956
10-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan–Nov 1956
11-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1955–Nov 1956
12-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1938
Jun 1955–Nov 1956
18-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1954–Nov 1956
24-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1953–Nov 1956
36-Month
50.07"
(1,271.78mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1952–Nov 1956
48-Month
71.36"
(1,812.54mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1951–Nov 1956
60-Month
86.17"
(2,188.72mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
-8.91"
(-226.31mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/