Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1940
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1962
Ties: 1998
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1927
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1942
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
42.48"
(1,078.99mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
58.54"
(1,486.92mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1915
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
74.46"
(1,891.28mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
92.40"
(2,346.96mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/