Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2000
1-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1940
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1962
Apr–May 2000
2-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1927
Mar–May 2000
3-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1942
Ties: 1899
Feb–May 2000
4-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1999 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1942
Ties: 2010
Jan–May 2000
5-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1999 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Dec 1999–May 2000
6-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1999 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1999–May 2000
7-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1922, 1987
Oct 1999–May 2000
8-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1995
Ties: 2018
Sep 1999–May 2000
9-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 1999–May 2000
10-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 1999–May 2000
11-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 1999–May 2000
12-Month
21.69"
(550.93mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Dec 1998–May 2000
18-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Jun 1998–May 2000
24-Month
47.72"
(1,212.09mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
9.56"
(242.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1999 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Jun 1997–May 2000
36-Month
67.77"
(1,721.36mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
10.66"
(270.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1998 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 1996–May 2000
48-Month
90.48"
(2,298.19mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 1995–May 2000
60-Month
112.74"
(2,863.60mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
17.79"
(451.87mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/