Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1974 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1909
Ties: 1942, 1948, 2003
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1974 1912
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1922
Ties: 1962
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1912
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1974 1952
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-4.22"
(-107.18mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-4.73"
(-120.15mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1974 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-6.09"
(-154.68mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-13.04"
(-331.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
62.82"
(1,595.63mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-13.34"
(-338.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
83.47"
(2,120.14mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-11.62"
(-295.15mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/