Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2011
1-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2004 1986
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1909
Ties: 1958
Nov–Dec 2011
2-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2004 1912
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1922
Ties: 1941
Oct–Dec 2011
3-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2006 1912
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Ties: 1990
Sep–Dec 2011
4-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1996
Aug–Dec 2011
5-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1990 1958
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1996
Jul–Dec 2011
6-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Jun–Dec 2011
7-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Ties: 1896
May–Dec 2011
8-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Apr–Dec 2011
9-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Mar–Dec 2011
10-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Feb–Dec 2011
11-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Jan–Dec 2011
12-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Jul 2010–Dec 2011
18-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jan 2010–Dec 2011
24-Month
46.81"
(1,188.97mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
Jan 2009–Dec 2011
36-Month
69.40"
(1,762.76mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
12.20"
(309.88mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jan 2008–Dec 2011
48-Month
93.08"
(2,364.23mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Jan 2007–Dec 2011
60-Month
116.02"
(2,946.91mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
20.93"
(531.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/