Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2001 1986
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1909
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1912 1912
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1922
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1999 1912
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1990 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2001 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1996
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
-2.18"
(-55.38mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-4.22"
(-107.18mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
22.81"
(579.37mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
34.48"
(875.79mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1915
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
53.60"
(1,361.44mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
75.21"
(1,910.33mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
100.08"
(2,542.03mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/