Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1997
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1990 1939
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1922
Ties: 1898, 1923
Oct–Nov 1997
2-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1993 1933
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Sep–Nov 1997
3-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1993 1952
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Aug–Nov 1997
4-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1993 1958, 2012
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jul–Nov 1997
5-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1991 2012
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jun–Nov 1997
6-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1991 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
May–Nov 1997
7-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Apr–Nov 1997
8-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Mar–Nov 1997
9-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Feb–Nov 1997
10-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan–Nov 1997
11-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Dec 1996–Nov 1997
12-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1996–Nov 1997
18-Month
35.61"
(904.49mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Dec 1995–Nov 1997
24-Month
44.10"
(1,120.14mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Dec 1994–Nov 1997
36-Month
69.78"
(1,772.41mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Dec 1993–Nov 1997
48-Month
88.88"
(2,257.55mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
12.72"
(323.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1992–Nov 1997
60-Month
114.12"
(2,898.65mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
19.04"
(483.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/