Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
0.17"
(4.32mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909
Ties: 1898
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1912
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1922
Ties: 1895
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1912
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1915
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
4.93"
(125.23mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
6.94"
(176.27mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
45.99"
(1,168.15mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
7.84"
(199.14mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1915
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
68.90"
(1,750.06mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
94.37"
(2,397.00mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
18.21"
(462.54mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
113.27"
(2,877.06mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
18.18"
(461.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 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/