Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1935

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1935
1-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1934 1940
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1962
Ties: 1973
Apr–May 1935
2-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Ties: 2015
Mar–May 1935
3-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1942
Feb–May 1935
4-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jan–May 1935
5-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1934–May 1935
6-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Nov 1934–May 1935
7-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Oct 1934–May 1935
8-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1995
Ties: 2008
Sep 1934–May 1935
9-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Aug 1934–May 1935
10-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1932
Jul 1934–May 1935
11-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Ties: 1965
Jun 1934–May 1935
12-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Dec 1933–May 1935
18-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
Ties: 1940
Jun 1933–May 1935
24-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-9.42"
(-239.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1932–May 1935
36-Month
46.23"
(1,174.24mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-10.88"
(-276.35mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1931–May 1935
48-Month
63.70"
(1,617.98mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-12.35"
(-313.69mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1930–May 1935
60-Month
79.10"
(2,009.14mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-15.85"
(-402.59mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/