Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1910

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1910
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1900 1940
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1962
Apr–May 1910
2-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1927
Mar–May 1910
3-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1942
Feb–May 1910
4-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1942
Jan–May 1910
5-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1909–May 1910
6-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1954
Nov 1909–May 1910
7-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Oct 1909–May 1910
8-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1904 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1995
Sep 1909–May 1910
9-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1923
Aug 1909–May 1910
10-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1964
Jul 1909–May 1910
11-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Ties: 1969
Jun 1909–May 1910
12-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1908–May 1910
18-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1916
Ties: 1929
Jun 1908–May 1910
24-Month
39.73"
(1,009.14mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Jun 1907–May 1910
36-Month
59.50"
(1,511.30mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1905 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Jun 1906–May 1910
48-Month
81.40"
(2,067.56mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1905 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Jun 1905–May 1910
60-Month
106.47"
(2,704.34mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1908 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 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/