Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1924

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1924
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1940
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1962
Apr–May 1924
2-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1927
Mar–May 1924
3-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1942
Feb–May 1924
4-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1942
Jan–May 1924
5-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Dec 1923–May 1924
6-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Nov 1923–May 1924
7-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-3.02"
(-76.70mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Oct 1923–May 1924
8-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1995
Sep 1923–May 1924
9-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Aug 1923–May 1924
10-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1923 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jul 1923–May 1924
11-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1923 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jun 1923–May 1924
12-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1923 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Dec 1922–May 1924
18-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1916
Jun 1922–May 1924
24-Month
38.91"
(988.31mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1923 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Jun 1921–May 1924
36-Month
59.12"
(1,501.65mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1923 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Jun 1920–May 1924
48-Month
77.93"
(1,979.42mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1921 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2011
Jun 1919–May 1924
60-Month
99.78"
(2,534.41mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1923 1937
40th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/