Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1901 1940
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1962
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1927
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1942
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1942
Ties: 1949
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1995
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1945
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1916
Ties: 1930
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2011
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
60.77"
(1,543.56mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1903 1936
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
79.63"
(2,022.60mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1903 1937
44th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
95.69"
(2,430.53mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1903 1937
60th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/