Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2019
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1909
Ties: 2018
Nov–Dec 2019
2-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1912
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1922
Oct–Dec 2019
3-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1912
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Sep–Dec 2019
4-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1952
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1996
Aug–Dec 2019
5-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul–Dec 2019
6-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun–Dec 2019
7-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
12.14"
(308.36mm)
7.52"
(191.00mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May–Dec 2019
8-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
10.50"
(266.70mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr–Dec 2019
9-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Dec 2019
10-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
11.83"
(300.49mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Dec 2019
11-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
12.30"
(312.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 2019
12-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–Dec 2019
18-Month
42.68"
(1,084.07mm)
27.82"
(706.63mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2019
24-Month
54.64"
(1,387.86mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
16.49"
(418.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2019
36-Month
72.27"
(1,835.66mm)
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2019
48-Month
92.95"
(2,360.93mm)
76.16"
(1,934.46mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jan 2015–Dec 2019
60-Month
115.73"
(2,939.54mm)
95.09"
(2,415.29mm)
20.64"
(524.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/