Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1965
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1962
Ties: 1905
Apr–May 1965
2-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1927
Mar–May 1965
3-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Feb–May 1965
4-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1942
Jan–May 1965
5-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1953
Dec 1964–May 1965
6-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1964–May 1965
7-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1964–May 1965
8-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1995
Sep 1964–May 1965
9-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1964–May 1965
10-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1964–May 1965
11-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Ties: 1935
Jun 1964–May 1965
12-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Dec 1963–May 1965
18-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1916
Ties: 1984
Jun 1963–May 1965
24-Month
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Jun 1962–May 1965
36-Month
60.86"
(1,545.84mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1963 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Jun 1961–May 1965
48-Month
81.85"
(2,078.99mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jun 1960–May 1965
60-Month
98.77"
(2,508.76mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 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/