Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1930

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1930
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1929 1940
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1962
Apr–May 1930
2-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1929 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Mar–May 1930
3-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1942
Feb–May 1930
4-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1942
Jan–May 1930
5-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 2004
Dec 1929–May 1930
6-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1929–May 1930
7-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Oct 1929–May 1930
8-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1995
Sep 1929–May 1930
9-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1929 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1929–May 1930
10-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1929–May 1930
11-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1929–May 1930
12-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1928–May 1930
18-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1929 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1916
Ties: 1904
Jun 1928–May 1930
24-Month
40.54"
(1,029.72mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2011
Jun 1927–May 1930
36-Month
55.31"
(1,404.87mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jun 1926–May 1930
48-Month
79.24"
(2,012.70mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2011
Jun 1925–May 1930
60-Month
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
65th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/