Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1913

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1913
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1912 1940
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1962
Ties: 1944
Apr–May 1913
2-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Mar–May 1913
3-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Ties: 1919
Feb–May 1913
4-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Jan–May 1913
5-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Dec 1912–May 1913
6-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Nov 1912–May 1913
7-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Oct 1912–May 1913
8-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1995
Sep 1912–May 1913
9-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Aug 1912–May 1913
10-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1973
Jul 1912–May 1913
11-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1912–May 1913
12-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Dec 1911–May 1913
18-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1916
Jun 1911–May 1913
24-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1910–May 1913
36-Month
50.37"
(1,279.40mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-6.74"
(-171.19mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Jun 1909–May 1913
48-Month
68.96"
(1,751.58mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-7.09"
(-180.09mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Jun 1908–May 1913
60-Month
90.10"
(2,288.54mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 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/