Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1909
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1912
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1922
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1912
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1996
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2006 1958
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1996
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1915
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
33.44"
(849.38mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
46.62"
(1,184.15mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1915
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
62.55"
(1,588.77mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
83.25"
(2,114.55mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
7.09"
(180.09mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
104.04"
(2,642.62mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/