Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1927
1-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1962
Apr–May 1927
2-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Mar–May 1927
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Feb–May 1927
4-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–May 1927
5-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1926–May 1927
6-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
4.43"
(112.53mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1926–May 1927
7-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1926–May 1927
8-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1926–May 1927
9-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1926–May 1927
10-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1926–May 1927
11-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1926–May 1927
12-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1925–May 1927
18-Month
28.93"
(734.82mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1916
Jun 1925–May 1927
24-Month
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2011
Jun 1924–May 1927
36-Month
57.31"
(1,455.67mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2011
Jun 1923–May 1927
48-Month
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2011
Jun 1922–May 1927
60-Month
96.22"
(2,443.99mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 26, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/