NCDC will transition to the nClimDiv dataset on Thursday, March 13, 2014. This is coincident with the release of the February 2014 monthly monitoring report. For details on this transition, please visit our public FTP site and our U.S. Climate Divisional Database site.
Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, Divisional, and Regional Temperature, Precipitation, Degree Days, and Palmer (Drought) rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 60-month, and Year-to-Date time periods. Data and statistics are as of January 1895.
Please note, Degree Days are not available for Agricultural Belts
South Dakota Precipitation Rankings, May 2012
More information on Climatological Rankings
(out of 120 years)
|Mar - May 2012
|81st Driest||1934||Driest since: 2009|
|39th Wettest||1942||Wettest since: 2011|