Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2009
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1909
Ties: 1996
Nov–Dec 2009
2-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2007 1912
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1922
Oct–Dec 2009
3-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1912
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep–Dec 2009
4-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1996
Aug–Dec 2009
5-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1996
Jul–Dec 2009
6-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jun–Dec 2009
7-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
May–Dec 2009
8-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Apr–Dec 2009
9-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
2.43"
(61.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Mar–Dec 2009
10-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Feb–Dec 2009
11-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Jan–Dec 2009
12-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Jul 2008–Dec 2009
18-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Jan 2008–Dec 2009
24-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Jan 2007–Dec 2009
36-Month
69.21"
(1,757.93mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Jan 2006–Dec 2009
48-Month
85.14"
(2,162.56mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
8.98"
(228.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan 2005–Dec 2009
60-Month
105.84"
(2,688.34mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
10.75"
(273.05mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
19th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/