Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1928 1940
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1962
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Ties: 1933
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1942
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1942
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1995
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1916
Ties: 1910
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
60.47"
(1,535.94mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1928 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
76.18"
(1,934.97mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
93.85"
(2,383.79mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
71st 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/