Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1999
1-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1940
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1962
Apr–May 1999
2-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Mar–May 1999
3-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Feb–May 1999
4-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jan–May 1999
5-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Dec 1998–May 1999
6-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1998–May 1999
7-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1977
Oct 1998–May 1999
8-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Sep 1998–May 1999
9-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1998–May 1999
10-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1998–May 1999
11-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1998–May 1999
12-Month
26.03"
(661.16mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1997–May 1999
18-Month
33.18"
(842.77mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Jun 1997–May 1999
24-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 1996–May 1999
36-Month
68.79"
(1,747.27mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
11.68"
(296.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1998 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun 1995–May 1999
48-Month
91.05"
(2,312.67mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
15.00"
(381.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun 1994–May 1999
60-Month
116.41"
(2,956.81mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/