Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1909
Ties: 1992
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1912
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1922
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1912
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1988 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1988 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-3.27"
(-83.05mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1915
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1915
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1915
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1915
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1915
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1915
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
48.99"
(1,244.35mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-8.21"
(-208.53mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
74.21"
(1,884.93mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1998
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
92.71"
(2,354.83mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/