Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1972
1-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1939
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1922
Oct–Nov 1972
2-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 1933
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Sep–Nov 1972
3-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Ties: 2014
Aug–Nov 1972
4-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1958, 2012
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul–Nov 1972
5-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2012
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun–Nov 1972
6-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May–Nov 1972
7-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Apr–Nov 1972
8-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar–Nov 1972
9-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Feb–Nov 1972
10-Month
19.42"
(493.27mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan–Nov 1972
11-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1971–Nov 1972
12-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–Nov 1972
18-Month
32.96"
(837.18mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Dec 1970–Nov 1972
24-Month
41.26"
(1,048.00mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Dec 1969–Nov 1972
36-Month
60.06"
(1,525.52mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Dec 1968–Nov 1972
48-Month
78.01"
(1,981.45mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1967–Nov 1972
60-Month
98.55"
(2,503.17mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/