Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1984

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1984
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1980 1940
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1962
Ties: 1985
Apr–May 1984
2-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1927
Mar–May 1984
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1942
Feb–May 1984
4-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jan–May 1984
5-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Dec 1983–May 1984
6-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Nov 1983–May 1984
7-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 2010
Oct 1983–May 1984
8-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Sep 1983–May 1984
9-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Aug 1983–May 1984
10-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jul 1983–May 1984
11-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 2008
Jun 1983–May 1984
12-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Dec 1982–May 1984
18-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Ties: 1965
Jun 1982–May 1984
24-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Jun 1981–May 1984
36-Month
64.99"
(1,650.75mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
7.88"
(200.16mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1980–May 1984
48-Month
80.46"
(2,043.68mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jun 1979–May 1984
60-Month
96.44"
(2,449.58mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/