Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1994 1940
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1962
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1927
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1942
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1999 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 2010
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1995
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Ties: 1952
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
67.07"
(1,703.58mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
9.96"
(252.99mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1998 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
87.12"
(2,212.85mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
11.07"
(281.18mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1999

Citing This Page

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