Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1914

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1914
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1940
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1962
Apr–May 1914
2-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1927
Mar–May 1914
3-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1942
Feb–May 1914
4-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Jan–May 1914
5-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 2015
Dec 1913–May 1914
6-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Nov 1913–May 1914
7-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Oct 1913–May 1914
8-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1995
Sep 1913–May 1914
9-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Aug 1913–May 1914
10-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1913–May 1914
11-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1913–May 1914
12-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Ties: 1932
Dec 1912–May 1914
18-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1912 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1916
Jun 1912–May 1914
24-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Jun 1911–May 1914
36-Month
54.35"
(1,380.49mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1910–May 1914
48-Month
67.84"
(1,723.14mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-8.21"
(-208.53mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Jun 1909–May 1914
60-Month
86.43"
(2,195.32mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-8.52"
(-216.41mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/