Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1905
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1904 1940
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1962
Ties: 1965
Apr–May 1905
2-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Mar–May 1905
3-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1942
Feb–May 1905
4-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1942
Jan–May 1905
5-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Dec 1904–May 1905
6-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Nov 1904–May 1905
7-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1993
Oct 1904–May 1905
8-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Sep 1904–May 1905
9-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Aug 1904–May 1905
10-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jul 1904–May 1905
11-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2019
Jun 1904–May 1905
12-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Dec 1903–May 1905
18-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1916
Jun 1903–May 1905
24-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1904 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2011
Jun 1902–May 1905
36-Month
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2011
Jun 1901–May 1905
48-Month
80.74"
(2,050.80mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1904 1937
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1948
Jun 1900–May 1905
60-Month
99.60"
(2,529.84mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1904 1937
41st 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/