Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1998
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1939
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1922
Oct–Nov 1998
2-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
4.67"
(118.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1933
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep–Nov 1998
3-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Aug–Nov 1998
4-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
4.57"
(116.07mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1958, 2012
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul–Nov 1998
5-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2012
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun–Nov 1998
6-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1915
May–Nov 1998
7-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Apr–Nov 1998
8-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Mar–Nov 1998
9-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb–Nov 1998
10-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jan–Nov 1998
11-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Dec 1997–Nov 1998
12-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1997–Nov 1998
18-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Dec 1996–Nov 1998
24-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Dec 1995–Nov 1998
36-Month
68.95"
(1,751.33mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1994–Nov 1998
48-Month
94.63"
(2,403.60mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
18.47"
(469.14mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1993–Nov 1998
60-Month
113.73"
(2,888.74mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/