Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1992

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1992
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1989 1940
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1962
Ties: 1925
Apr–May 1992
2-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1927
Mar–May 1992
3-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1942
Feb–May 1992
4-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1942
Ties: 1936
Jan–May 1992
5-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Dec 1991–May 1992
6-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Nov 1991–May 1992
7-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Oct 1991–May 1992
8-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1995
Sep 1991–May 1992
9-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Aug 1991–May 1992
10-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jul 1991–May 1992
11-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1991–May 1992
12-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1918
Dec 1990–May 1992
18-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1916
Jun 1990–May 1992
24-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2011
Jun 1989–May 1992
36-Month
53.97"
(1,370.84mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1991 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Ties: 1926
Jun 1988–May 1992
48-Month
68.93"
(1,750.82mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1991 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2011
Jun 1987–May 1992
60-Month
84.57"
(2,148.08mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-10.38"
(-263.65mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 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/