Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1993

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1993
1-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1992 1940
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1962
Apr–May 1993
2-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1927
Mar–May 1993
3-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1942
Ties: 2005
Feb–May 1993
4-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1942
Jan–May 1993
5-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Dec 1992–May 1993
6-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1899
Nov 1992–May 1993
7-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1905
Oct 1992–May 1993
8-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1995
Sep 1992–May 1993
9-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Aug 1992–May 1993
10-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jul 1992–May 1993
11-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1992–May 1993
12-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1991–May 1993
18-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1916
Jun 1991–May 1993
24-Month
38.63"
(981.20mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Ties: 1949
Jun 1990–May 1993
36-Month
59.63"
(1,514.60mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Jun 1989–May 1993
48-Month
76.65"
(1,946.91mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Jun 1988–May 1993
60-Month
91.61"
(2,326.89mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 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/