Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1966
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1962
Apr–May 1966
2-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1927
Mar–May 1966
3-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1942
Feb–May 1966
4-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1942
Jan–May 1966
5-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1994
Dec 1965–May 1966
6-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1965–May 1966
7-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Oct 1965–May 1966
8-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1995
Sep 1965–May 1966
9-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1965–May 1966
10-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1965–May 1966
11-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–May 1966
12-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1964–May 1966
18-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1916
Jun 1964–May 1966
24-Month
37.51"
(952.75mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Ties: 2014
Jun 1963–May 1966
36-Month
58.11"
(1,475.99mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1963 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jun 1962–May 1966
48-Month
78.27"
(1,988.06mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jun 1961–May 1966
60-Month
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
44th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/