Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2003
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2002 1939
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1922
Ties: 1911
Oct–Nov 2003
2-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 1933
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Sep–Nov 2003
3-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Aug–Nov 2003
4-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1990 1958, 2012
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul–Nov 2003
5-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1976 2012
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jun–Nov 2003
6-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May–Nov 2003
7-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Apr–Nov 2003
8-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar–Nov 2003
9-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb–Nov 2003
10-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan–Nov 2003
11-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1981
Dec 2002–Nov 2003
12-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2002–Nov 2003
18-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2001–Nov 2003
24-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Dec 2000–Nov 2003
36-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Dec 1999–Nov 2003
48-Month
70.62"
(1,793.75mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1998
Ties: 1991
Dec 1998–Nov 2003
60-Month
92.22"
(2,342.39mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/