Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1934
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1940
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1962
Apr–May 1934
2-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1927
Mar–May 1934
3-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1942
Feb–May 1934
4-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jan–May 1934
5-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Dec 1933–May 1934
6-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1933–May 1934
7-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Oct 1933–May 1934
8-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-6.01"
(-152.66mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1995
Sep 1933–May 1934
9-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-6.59"
(-167.39mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1933–May 1934
10-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1933–May 1934
11-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-6.93"
(-176.02mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1933–May 1934
12-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-8.99"
(-228.34mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Dec 1932–May 1934
18-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-9.25"
(-234.95mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
Jun 1932–May 1934
24-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-10.55"
(-267.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1931–May 1934
36-Month
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-12.03"
(-305.56mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1930–May 1934
48-Month
60.48"
(1,536.19mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-15.57"
(-395.48mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1929–May 1934
60-Month
79.25"
(2,012.95mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-15.70"
(-398.78mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/