Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2000
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909
Ties: 1899, 2017
Nov–Dec 2000
2-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1999 1912
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1922
Oct–Dec 2000
3-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1999 1912
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Ties: 1951
Sep–Dec 2000
4-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1996
Aug–Dec 2000
5-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1991 1958
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1996
Jul–Dec 2000
6-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1991 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Jun–Dec 2000
7-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
May–Dec 2000
8-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Ties: 1911
Apr–Dec 2000
9-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Mar–Dec 2000
10-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Feb–Dec 2000
11-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Jan–Dec 2000
12-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Jul 1999–Dec 2000
18-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Jan 1999–Dec 2000
24-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Ties: 1984
Jan 1998–Dec 2000
36-Month
65.60"
(1,666.24mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Jan 1997–Dec 2000
48-Month
86.72"
(2,202.69mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
10.56"
(268.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Jan 1996–Dec 2000
60-Month
109.63"
(2,784.60mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
14.54"
(369.31mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/