Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1927
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1942
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1942
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1995
Ties: 2014
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1972
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
59.83"
(1,519.68mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Ties: 1949
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
75.81"
(1,925.57mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
92.77"
(2,356.36mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/