Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1940
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1962
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1927
Ties: 1925
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Ties: 1901
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Ties: 1956
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1939
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1916
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
35.40"
(899.16mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
57.09"
(1,450.09mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
83.12"
(2,111.25mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1919
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
103.17"
(2,620.52mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/