Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1906
1-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1904 1940
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1962
Apr–May 1906
2-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Mar–May 1906
3-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Feb–May 1906
4-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Ties: 1972
Jan–May 1906
5-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1905–May 1906
6-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Nov 1905–May 1906
7-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Oct 1905–May 1906
8-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1905–May 1906
9-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Aug 1905–May 1906
10-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jul 1905–May 1906
11-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1905–May 1906
12-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1904–May 1906
18-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Jun 1904–May 1906
24-Month
45.04"
(1,144.02mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
6.88"
(174.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1905 1937
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1903–May 1906
36-Month
64.00"
(1,625.60mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1905 1936
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1902–May 1906
48-Month
82.19"
(2,087.63mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1905 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1901–May 1906
60-Month
105.81"
(2,687.57mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1905 1937
20th 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/