Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1979
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1939
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1922
Oct–Nov 1979
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1933
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1920, 2005
Sep–Nov 1979
3-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Aug–Nov 1979
4-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958, 2012
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1920, 1931
Jul–Nov 1979
5-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jun–Nov 1979
6-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May–Nov 1979
7-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr–Nov 1979
8-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1966
Mar–Nov 1979
9-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1966
Feb–Nov 1979
10-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jan–Nov 1979
11-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1897
Dec 1978–Nov 1979
12-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Nov 1979
18-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1977–Nov 1979
24-Month
38.10"
(967.74mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1976–Nov 1979
36-Month
62.62"
(1,590.55mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1975–Nov 1979
48-Month
75.57"
(1,919.48mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1974–Nov 1979
60-Month
93.57"
(2,376.68mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011

Citing This Page

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