Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1933

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1933
1-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1962
Apr–May 1933
2-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1927
Ties: 1929
Mar–May 1933
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1942
Feb–May 1933
4-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1942
Ties: 1950
Jan–May 1933
5-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Dec 1932–May 1933
6-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Nov 1932–May 1933
7-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Oct 1932–May 1933
8-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1995
Sep 1932–May 1933
9-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Aug 1932–May 1933
10-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1932–May 1933
11-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1931 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1932–May 1933
12-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1932 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Dec 1931–May 1933
18-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1932 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1916
Jun 1931–May 1933
24-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jun 1930–May 1933
36-Month
50.36"
(1,279.14mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Jun 1929–May 1933
48-Month
69.13"
(1,755.90mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Jun 1928–May 1933
60-Month
90.90"
(2,308.86mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1932 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 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/