Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2014
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1909
Ties: 1911
Nov–Dec 2014
2-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2013 1912
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1922
Ties: 1953
Oct–Dec 2014
3-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1912
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Ties: 1975
Sep–Dec 2014
4-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1996
Aug–Dec 2014
5-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2012 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1973
Jul–Dec 2014
6-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1965
Jun–Dec 2014
7-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
May–Dec 2014
8-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Apr–Dec 2014
9-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Mar–Dec 2014
10-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Feb–Dec 2014
11-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jan–Dec 2014
12-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jul 2013–Dec 2014
18-Month
33.04"
(839.22mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jan 2013–Dec 2014
24-Month
45.13"
(1,146.30mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jan 2012–Dec 2014
36-Month
59.71"
(1,516.63mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jan 2011–Dec 2014
48-Month
81.84"
(2,078.74mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
5.68"
(144.28mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Jan 2010–Dec 2014
60-Month
106.52"
(2,705.61mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/