Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1922

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1922
1-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1921 1940
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1962
Apr–May 1922
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1927
Mar–May 1922
3-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1942
Feb–May 1922
4-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1942
Jan–May 1922
5-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Dec 1921–May 1922
6-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Ties: 1944
Nov 1921–May 1922
7-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Ties: 1987, 2000
Oct 1921–May 1922
8-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1995
Sep 1921–May 1922
9-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1921–May 1922
10-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1921–May 1922
11-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1921–May 1922
12-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Dec 1920–May 1922
18-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1916
Jun 1920–May 1922
24-Month
39.02"
(991.11mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1919 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2011
Jun 1919–May 1922
36-Month
60.87"
(1,546.10mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1921 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
Jun 1918–May 1922
48-Month
80.55"
(2,045.97mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1921 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2011
Jun 1917–May 1922
60-Month
96.50"
(2,451.10mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/