Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1911

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1911
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1940
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1962
Apr–May 1911
2-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1927
Mar–May 1911
3-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1942
Feb–May 1911
4-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1942
Jan–May 1911
5-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Dec 1910–May 1911
6-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Nov 1910–May 1911
7-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Oct 1910–May 1911
8-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1995
Sep 1910–May 1911
9-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Aug 1910–May 1911
10-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jul 1910–May 1911
11-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1910–May 1911
12-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-5.62"
(-142.74mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Dec 1909–May 1911
18-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-6.79"
(-172.47mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1916
Jun 1909–May 1911
24-Month
32.08"
(814.83mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1908–May 1911
36-Month
53.22"
(1,351.79mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1907–May 1911
48-Month
72.99"
(1,853.95mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1906–May 1911
60-Month
94.89"
(2,410.21mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1903 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 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/