Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1915

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1915
1-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1914 1940
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1962
Apr–May 1915
2-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1927
Mar–May 1915
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1942
Feb–May 1915
4-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Jan–May 1915
5-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1914–May 1915
6-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1914–May 1915
7-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Oct 1914–May 1915
8-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1914–May 1915
9-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1914–May 1915
10-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jul 1914–May 1915
11-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1914–May 1915
12-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Dec 1913–May 1915
18-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1916
Jun 1913–May 1915
24-Month
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Jun 1912–May 1915
36-Month
58.54"
(1,486.92mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Ties: 1902
Jun 1911–May 1915
48-Month
77.60"
(1,971.04mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
Jun 1910–May 1915
60-Month
91.09"
(2,313.69mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
84th 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/