Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1919

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1919
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1912 1940
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1962
Apr–May 1919
2-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1927
Mar–May 1919
3-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1942
Ties: 1913
Feb–May 1919
4-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1942
Jan–May 1919
5-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Dec 1918–May 1919
6-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Nov 1918–May 1919
7-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Oct 1918–May 1919
8-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1995
Sep 1918–May 1919
9-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1908
Aug 1918–May 1919
10-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Jul 1918–May 1919
11-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1918–May 1919
12-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Dec 1917–May 1919
18-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1916
Jun 1917–May 1919
24-Month
35.63"
(905.00mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Jun 1916–May 1919
36-Month
56.28"
(1,429.51mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Jun 1915–May 1919
48-Month
83.12"
(2,111.25mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Ties: 2002
Jun 1914–May 1919
60-Month
106.37"
(2,701.80mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/