Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1907 1940
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1962
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1927
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1942
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1942
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1995
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Ties: 1919
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1916
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1905 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2011
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
66.74"
(1,695.20mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
9.63"
(244.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1906 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2011
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
86.71"
(2,202.43mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1907 1937
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
105.67"
(2,684.02mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1907 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/