Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1912
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1911 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1962
Apr–May 1912
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1927
Mar–May 1912
3-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Ties: 1974
Feb–May 1912
4-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1942
Jan–May 1912
5-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1911–May 1912
6-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Nov 1911–May 1912
7-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Oct 1911–May 1912
8-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1995
Sep 1911–May 1912
9-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Aug 1911–May 1912
10-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jul 1911–May 1912
11-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1911–May 1912
12-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1910–May 1912
18-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1916
Jun 1910–May 1912
24-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1909–May 1912
36-Month
51.14"
(1,298.96mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-5.97"
(-151.63mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1901 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Jun 1908–May 1912
48-Month
72.28"
(1,835.91mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Jun 1907–May 1912
60-Month
92.05"
(2,338.07mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/