Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1984

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1984
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1909
Ties: 1981
Nov–Dec 1984
2-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1912
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1922
Ties: 1915
Oct–Dec 1984
3-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1912
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Sep–Dec 1984
4-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1981 1952
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1996
Aug–Dec 1984
5-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1979 1958
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1996
Jul–Dec 1984
6-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Jun–Dec 1984
7-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
May–Dec 1984
8-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Apr–Dec 1984
9-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Mar–Dec 1984
10-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Feb–Dec 1984
11-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Jan–Dec 1984
12-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Ties: 1896
Jul 1983–Dec 1984
18-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
Jan 1983–Dec 1984
24-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1915
Ties: 2000
Jan 1982–Dec 1984
36-Month
65.73"
(1,669.54mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
8.53"
(216.66mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jan 1981–Dec 1984
48-Month
83.14"
(2,111.76mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
6.98"
(177.30mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Jan 1980–Dec 1984
60-Month
97.85"
(2,485.39mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 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/