Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1986
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1909
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1979 1912
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1922
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1912
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1979 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1979 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
52.09"
(1,323.09mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
77.13"
(1,959.10mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
89.90"
(2,283.46mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/