Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1969

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1969
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1940
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1962
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1969
2-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Mar–May 1969
3-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1942
Feb–May 1969
4-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1942
Jan–May 1969
5-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Dec 1968–May 1969
6-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Nov 1968–May 1969
7-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1998
Oct 1968–May 1969
8-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1995
Sep 1968–May 1969
9-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1968–May 1969
10-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jul 1968–May 1969
11-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1910
Jun 1968–May 1969
12-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Ties: 2007
Dec 1967–May 1969
18-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1916
Jun 1967–May 1969
24-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jun 1966–May 1969
36-Month
57.55"
(1,461.77mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jun 1965–May 1969
48-Month
74.96"
(1,903.98mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jun 1964–May 1969
60-Month
95.06"
(2,414.52mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/