Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1915 1940
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1962
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1927
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1942
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1995
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
7.73"
(196.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
11.93"
(303.03mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
67.56"
(1,716.02mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1915 1936
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
85.38"
(2,168.65mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
104.44"
(2,652.78mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/