Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2010
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1909
Ties: 1927
Nov–Dec 2010
2-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1912
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1922
Ties: 1905
Oct–Dec 2010
3-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2006 1912
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Sep–Dec 2010
4-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1996
Aug–Dec 2010
5-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2005 1958
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1996
Jul–Dec 2010
6-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Ties: 2015, 2018
Jun–Dec 2010
7-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
4.07"
(103.37mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1915
May–Dec 2010
8-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1915
Apr–Dec 2010
9-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Mar–Dec 2010
10-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.41"
(137.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Feb–Dec 2010
11-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Jan–Dec 2010
12-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1915
Jul 2009–Dec 2010
18-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jan 2009–Dec 2010
24-Month
47.27"
(1,200.66mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1915
Jan 2008–Dec 2010
36-Month
70.95"
(1,802.13mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jan 2007–Dec 2010
48-Month
93.89"
(2,384.81mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
17.73"
(450.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan 2006–Dec 2010
60-Month
109.82"
(2,789.43mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/