Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2005
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2004 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909
Ties: 1906, 1916
Nov–Dec 2005
2-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2004 1912
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1922
Oct–Dec 2005
3-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1912
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Sep–Dec 2005
4-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1996
Ties: 1923
Aug–Dec 2005
5-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2003 1958
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1996
Jul–Dec 2005
6-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1998
Jun–Dec 2005
7-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
May–Dec 2005
8-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Apr–Dec 2005
9-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Mar–Dec 2005
10-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.88"
(47.76mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Feb–Dec 2005
11-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Jan–Dec 2005
12-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1915
Jul 2004–Dec 2005
18-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Jan 2004–Dec 2005
24-Month
41.49"
(1,053.85mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1915
Jan 2003–Dec 2005
36-Month
58.62"
(1,488.95mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jan 2002–Dec 2005
48-Month
72.92"
(1,852.17mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1998
Jan 2001–Dec 2005
60-Month
93.10"
(2,364.74mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 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/