Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1924 1940
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1962
Ties: 1980
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1942
Ties: 1980
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1942
Ties: 1926
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1995
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1916
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
38.70"
(982.98mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
54.41"
(1,382.01mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
72.08"
(1,830.83mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
92.67"
(2,353.82mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/