Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2002
1-Month
0.06"
(1.52mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1922
Oct–Nov 2002
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1999 1933
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Sep–Nov 2002
3-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1990 1952
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Aug–Nov 2002
4-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1958, 2012
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul–Nov 2002
5-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2000 2012
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun–Nov 2002
6-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May–Nov 2002
7-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Apr–Nov 2002
8-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1987 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar–Nov 2002
9-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1980
Feb–Nov 2002
10-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan–Nov 2002
11-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-4.53"
(-115.07mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2001–Nov 2002
12-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Nov 2002
18-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2000–Nov 2002
24-Month
34.66"
(880.36mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 1999–Nov 2002
36-Month
53.54"
(1,359.92mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 1998–Nov 2002
48-Month
75.14"
(1,908.56mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 1997–Nov 2002
60-Month
99.99"
(2,539.75mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/