Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1940
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
106th Driest Driest to Date 1934
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
2.48"
(63.00mm)
111th Driest Driest to Date 1934
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
90th Driest Driest to Date 1934
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
80th Driest Driest to Date 1934
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 1934
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1944
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1934
84th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/