Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1958

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1958
1-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1947 1940
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1962
Apr–May 1958
2-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Mar–May 1958
3-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1942
Feb–May 1958
4-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1942
Jan–May 1958
5-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1967, 1989
Dec 1957–May 1958
6-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Nov 1957–May 1958
7-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Oct 1957–May 1958
8-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1995
Sep 1957–May 1958
9-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Aug 1957–May 1958
10-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jul 1957–May 1958
11-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1957–May 1958
12-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Dec 1956–May 1958
18-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1957 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Jun 1956–May 1958
24-Month
40.02"
(1,016.51mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jun 1955–May 1958
36-Month
55.76"
(1,416.30mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1957 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jun 1954–May 1958
48-Month
72.22"
(1,834.39mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1953–May 1958
60-Month
90.34"
(2,294.64mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/