Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1931
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1928 1940
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1962
Apr–May 1931
2-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1927
Mar–May 1931
3-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Feb–May 1931
4-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1942
Jan–May 1931
5-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Dec 1930–May 1931
6-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Nov 1930–May 1931
7-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Oct 1930–May 1931
8-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1995
Sep 1930–May 1931
9-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Aug 1930–May 1931
10-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jul 1930–May 1931
11-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1930–May 1931
12-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Dec 1929–May 1931
18-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1916
Jun 1929–May 1931
24-Month
34.17"
(867.92mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jun 1928–May 1931
36-Month
55.94"
(1,420.88mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1930 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jun 1927–May 1931
48-Month
70.71"
(1,796.03mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jun 1926–May 1931
60-Month
94.64"
(2,403.86mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1929 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/