Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1902
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1901 1926
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1986
Ties: 1913
Mar–Apr 1902
2-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1901 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1986
Feb–Apr 1902
3-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1901 1926
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1986
Jan–Apr 1902
4-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1901 2015
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1986
Ties: 1973, 1991
Dec 1901–Apr 1902
5-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1901 1980
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1986
Nov 1901–Apr 1902
6-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1986
Oct 1901–Apr 1902
7-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Sep 1901–Apr 1902
8-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Aug 1901–Apr 1902
9-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1901 1959
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jul 1901–Apr 1902
10-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1901 1926
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1901–Apr 1902
11-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
May 1901–Apr 1902
12-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.47"
(88.13mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Nov 1900–Apr 1902
18-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Ties: 1928
May 1900–Apr 1902
24-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1899–Apr 1902
36-Month
60.37"
(1,533.40mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1898–Apr 1902
48-Month
76.22"
(1,935.99mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
May 1897–Apr 1902
60-Month
90.95"
(2,310.13mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1938
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1943

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/