Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2006 1940
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1962
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1927
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1942
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1942
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1995
Ties: 1935
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Ties: 1996
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Ties: 1984
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
4.47"
(113.53mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1921
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
59.64"
(1,514.86mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
80.67"
(2,049.02mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
97.69"
(2,481.33mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/