Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1964

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1964
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1963 1940
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Apr–May 1964
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Ties: 1899, 1997
Mar–May 1964
3-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Feb–May 1964
4-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jan–May 1964
5-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1895
Dec 1963–May 1964
6-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 2003
Nov 1963–May 1964
7-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1963–May 1964
8-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1995
Sep 1963–May 1964
9-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1946
Aug 1963–May 1964
10-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1910
Jul 1963–May 1964
11-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1970
Jun 1963–May 1964
12-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1962–May 1964
18-Month
27.02"
(686.31mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1916
Jun 1962–May 1964
24-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011
Jun 1961–May 1964
36-Month
61.75"
(1,568.45mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1963 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jun 1960–May 1964
48-Month
78.67"
(1,998.22mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jun 1959–May 1964
60-Month
96.36"
(2,447.54mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999

Citing This Page

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