Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1909

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1909
1-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1940
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1962
Apr–May 1909
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Mar–May 1909
3-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Feb–May 1909
4-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Jan–May 1909
5-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Dec 1908–May 1909
6-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 2018
Nov 1908–May 1909
7-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1907 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 1899
Oct 1908–May 1909
8-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1908 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1995
Sep 1908–May 1909
9-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1908 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Aug 1908–May 1909
10-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1908 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jul 1908–May 1909
11-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1908 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1908–May 1909
12-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
2.03"
(51.57mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1908 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Dec 1907–May 1909
18-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1908 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1916
Jun 1907–May 1909
24-Month
40.91"
(1,039.11mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1905 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2011
Jun 1906–May 1909
36-Month
62.81"
(1,595.37mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1905 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2011
Jun 1905–May 1909
48-Month
87.88"
(2,232.15mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1904–May 1909
60-Month
107.85"
(2,739.39mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
13th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/