Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1977
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1940
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1962
Apr–May 1977
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Mar–May 1977
3-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1942
Feb–May 1977
4-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1942
Jan–May 1977
5-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Dec 1976–May 1977
6-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Nov 1976–May 1977
7-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1999
Oct 1976–May 1977
8-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Sep 1976–May 1977
9-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1976–May 1977
10-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Ties: 1898
Jul 1976–May 1977
11-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1976–May 1977
12-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Dec 1975–May 1977
18-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1916
Jun 1975–May 1977
24-Month
32.20"
(817.88mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-5.96"
(-151.38mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1976 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Ties: 1956
Jun 1974–May 1977
36-Month
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-10.13"
(-257.30mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1973–May 1977
48-Month
64.33"
(1,633.98mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-11.72"
(-297.69mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jun 1972–May 1977
60-Month
83.46"
(2,119.88mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-11.49"
(-291.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/