Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1909
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1912
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1922
Ties: 1972
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1967 1912
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Ties: 1981
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1967 1952
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1996
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1958
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
20.58"
(522.73mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
38.45"
(976.63mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
56.79"
(1,442.47mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
78.33"
(1,989.58mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
96.27"
(2,445.26mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/