Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, November 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2005
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1939
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1922
Oct–Nov 2005
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1933
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1998
Ties: 1920, 1979
Sep–Nov 2005
3-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1996
Ties: 1900, 2016
Aug–Nov 2005
4-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958, 2012
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jul–Nov 2005
5-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2003 2012
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jun–Nov 2005
6-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
11.66"
(296.16mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Ties: 1924
May–Nov 2005
7-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Apr–Nov 2005
8-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar–Nov 2005
9-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
17.58"
(446.53mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Feb–Nov 2005
10-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jan–Nov 2005
11-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
18.59"
(472.19mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Dec 2004–Nov 2005
12-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jun 2004–Nov 2005
18-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1902
Dec 2003–Nov 2005
24-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Dec 2002–Nov 2005
36-Month
58.12"
(1,476.25mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2001–Nov 2005
48-Month
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-3.92"
(-99.56mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1998
Dec 2000–Nov 2005
60-Month
92.78"
(2,356.61mm)
95.08"
(2,415.03mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
77th 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 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/