Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1936
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1940
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1962
Apr–May 1936
2-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Mar–May 1936
3-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1942
Feb–May 1936
4-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1992
Jan–May 1936
5-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1935–May 1936
6-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Nov 1935–May 1936
7-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Oct 1935–May 1936
8-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1995
Sep 1935–May 1936
9-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1935–May 1936
10-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1935–May 1936
11-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1935–May 1936
12-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-5.97"
(-151.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1934–May 1936
18-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
Jun 1934–May 1936
24-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1933–May 1936
36-Month
41.88"
(1,063.75mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-15.23"
(-386.84mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jun 1932–May 1936
48-Month
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-16.68"
(-423.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jun 1931–May 1936
60-Month
76.84"
(1,951.74mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-18.11"
(-459.99mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/