Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1909
Ties: 1957
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 1912
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1922
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1964 1912
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1996
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1996
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-5.43"
(-137.93mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-6.44"
(-163.58mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1915
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
52.36"
(1,329.94mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
73.31"
(1,862.07mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
91.95"
(2,335.53mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/