Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1975

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1975
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1940
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1962
Ties: 1963
Apr–May 1975
2-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1927
Mar–May 1975
3-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Feb–May 1975
4-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1942
Jan–May 1975
5-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1997
Dec 1974–May 1975
6-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1974–May 1975
7-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1974–May 1975
8-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1995
Sep 1974–May 1975
9-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1974–May 1975
10-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Ties: 1899
Jul 1974–May 1975
11-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Ties: 1954
Jun 1974–May 1975
12-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Dec 1973–May 1975
18-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
Jun 1973–May 1975
24-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1972–May 1975
36-Month
51.26"
(1,302.00mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1971–May 1975
48-Month
73.60"
(1,869.44mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1970–May 1975
60-Month
92.01"
(2,337.05mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/