Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1994

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1994
1-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1989 1940
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1962
Apr–May 1994
2-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1927
Mar–May 1994
3-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Feb–May 1994
4-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Ties: 1901, 1939
Jan–May 1994
5-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1966
Dec 1993–May 1994
6-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 1993–May 1994
7-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Oct 1993–May 1994
8-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1995
Sep 1993–May 1994
9-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 1993–May 1994
10-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1993–May 1994
11-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1993–May 1994
12-Month
22.73"
(577.34mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1992–May 1994
18-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
Jun 1992–May 1994
24-Month
45.41"
(1,153.41mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Ties: 2016
Jun 1991–May 1994
36-Month
61.36"
(1,558.54mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Jun 1990–May 1994
48-Month
82.36"
(2,091.94mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1989–May 1994
60-Month
99.38"
(2,524.25mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/