Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1968
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1940
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1962
Apr–May 1968
2-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1927
Mar–May 1968
3-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1942
Feb–May 1968
4-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1942
Jan–May 1968
5-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1967–May 1968
6-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1967–May 1968
7-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Oct 1967–May 1968
8-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1995
Sep 1967–May 1968
9-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1967–May 1968
10-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jul 1967–May 1968
11-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1940
Jun 1967–May 1968
12-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1954
Dec 1966–May 1968
18-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1916
Jun 1966–May 1968
24-Month
37.16"
(943.86mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jun 1965–May 1968
36-Month
54.57"
(1,386.08mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jun 1964–May 1968
48-Month
74.67"
(1,896.62mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jun 1963–May 1968
60-Month
95.27"
(2,419.86mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/