Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1909
Ties: 1922, 1988
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1912
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1922
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1912
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1981 1952
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1981 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1915
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1915
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1915
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
35.27"
(895.86mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1915
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1971
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
75.56"
(1,919.22mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
94.50"
(2,400.30mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/