Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1923

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1923
1-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1911 1940
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1962
Apr–May 1923
2-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1927
Mar–May 1923
3-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1942
Feb–May 1923
4-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1942
Jan–May 1923
5-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Dec 1922–May 1923
6-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Ties: 1948
Nov 1922–May 1923
7-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Oct 1922–May 1923
8-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1995
Sep 1922–May 1923
9-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Ties: 1910
Aug 1922–May 1923
10-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jul 1922–May 1923
11-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1921 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jun 1922–May 1923
12-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Dec 1921–May 1923
18-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1916
Jun 1921–May 1923
24-Month
38.53"
(978.66mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Jun 1920–May 1923
36-Month
57.34"
(1,456.44mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1919 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Jun 1919–May 1923
48-Month
79.19"
(2,011.43mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1921 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Jun 1918–May 1923
60-Month
98.87"
(2,511.30mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1922 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1999

Citing This Page

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