Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1957
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1909
Ties: 1974
Nov–Dec 1957
2-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1912
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1922
Oct–Dec 1957
3-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1956 1912
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Sep–Dec 1957
4-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1996
Aug–Dec 1957
5-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1956 1958
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul–Dec 1957
6-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1928
Jun–Dec 1957
7-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
May–Dec 1957
8-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr–Dec 1957
9-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar–Dec 1957
10-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb–Dec 1957
11-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan–Dec 1957
12-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1956–Dec 1957
18-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1956–Dec 1957
24-Month
39.37"
(1,000.00mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1955–Dec 1957
36-Month
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1957
48-Month
72.09"
(1,831.09mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-4.07"
(-103.37mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan 1953–Dec 1957
60-Month
93.77"
(2,381.76mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/