Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2010 1940
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1962
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1942
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1982
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1995
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
19.11"
(485.39mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
35.73"
(907.54mm)
26.49"
(672.85mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
50.89"
(1,292.61mm)
38.16"
(969.26mm)
12.73"
(323.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
73.56"
(1,868.42mm)
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
16.45"
(417.83mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
93.83"
(2,383.28mm)
76.05"
(1,931.67mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
114.22"
(2,901.19mm)
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
19.27"
(489.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/