Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1962
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1927
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1942
Ties: 1903
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1967
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-5.27"
(-133.85mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
47.04"
(1,194.82mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-10.07"
(-255.77mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
65.51"
(1,663.95mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-10.54"
(-267.72mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
78.11"
(1,983.99mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-16.84"
(-427.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/