Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2013
1-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1909
Ties: 1960
Nov–Dec 2013
2-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1912
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1922
Ties: 1921, 1928
Oct–Dec 2013
3-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1912
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep–Dec 2013
4-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Aug–Dec 2013
5-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2012 1958
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1996
Jul–Dec 2013
6-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jun–Dec 2013
7-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1915
May–Dec 2013
8-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
5.73"
(145.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1915
Apr–Dec 2013
9-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
6.11"
(155.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1915
Mar–Dec 2013
10-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.73"
(145.55mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Feb–Dec 2013
11-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Jan–Dec 2013
12-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1915
Jul 2012–Dec 2013
18-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Jan 2012–Dec 2013
24-Month
39.52"
(1,003.81mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1915
Jan 2011–Dec 2013
36-Month
61.65"
(1,565.91mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Jan 2010–Dec 2013
48-Month
86.33"
(2,192.78mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jan 2009–Dec 2013
60-Month
108.92"
(2,766.57mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2012 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 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/