Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1960
1-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1909
Ties: 2013
Nov–Dec 1960
2-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1912
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1922
Oct–Dec 1960
3-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1912
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Sep–Dec 1960
4-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1996
Aug–Dec 1960
5-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jul–Dec 1960
6-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun–Dec 1960
7-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
May–Dec 1960
8-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1947
Apr–Dec 1960
9-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Mar–Dec 1960
10-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Feb–Dec 1960
11-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–Dec 1960
12-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jul 1959–Dec 1960
18-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan 1959–Dec 1960
24-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jan 1958–Dec 1960
36-Month
49.78"
(1,264.41mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jan 1957–Dec 1960
48-Month
72.17"
(1,833.12mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jan 1956–Dec 1960
60-Month
89.15"
(2,264.41mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/