Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1959
1-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 1939
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1922
Oct–Nov 1959
2-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1958 1933
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1998
Sep–Nov 1959
3-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1996
Aug–Nov 1959
4-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958, 2012
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jul–Nov 1959
5-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1958 2012
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1969, 2014
Jun–Nov 1959
6-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
May–Nov 1959
7-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Apr–Nov 1959
8-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Mar–Nov 1959
9-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Feb–Nov 1959
10-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–Nov 1959
11-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Dec 1958–Nov 1959
12-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1958–Nov 1959
18-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-5.36"
(-136.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–Nov 1959
24-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1956–Nov 1959
36-Month
53.77"
(1,365.76mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1955–Nov 1959
48-Month
71.34"
(1,812.04mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-4.82"
(-122.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1998
Dec 1954–Nov 1959
60-Month
86.47"
(2,196.34mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
-8.61"
(-218.69mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/