Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1995

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1995
1-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1994 1940
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1962
Apr–May 1995
2-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Mar–May 1995
3-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Feb–May 1995
4-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan–May 1995
5-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1994–May 1995
6-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1994–May 1995
7-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Oct 1994–May 1995
8-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1995
Sep 1994–May 1995
9-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1994–May 1995
10-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1994–May 1995
11-Month
22.29"
(566.17mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
6.61"
(167.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1994–May 1995
12-Month
25.36"
(644.14mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Dec 1993–May 1995
18-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
Jun 1993–May 1995
24-Month
48.09"
(1,221.49mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
9.93"
(252.23mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jun 1992–May 1995
36-Month
70.77"
(1,797.56mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
13.66"
(346.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1991–May 1995
48-Month
86.72"
(2,202.69mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1990–May 1995
60-Month
107.72"
(2,736.09mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
12.77"
(324.36mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

Citing This Page

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