Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
0.39"
(9.91mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1909
Ties: 1923, 1940, 1946
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1912
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1922
Ties: 1904
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 1912
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1996
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1920
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1938
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
34.17"
(867.92mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
50.88"
(1,292.35mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1960 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
65.76"
(1,670.30mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-10.40"
(-264.16mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
88.15"
(2,239.01mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/