Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1917
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1916 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1986
Mar–Apr 1917
2-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1926
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1986
Feb–Apr 1917
3-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1916 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1986
Jan–Apr 1917
4-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1916 2015
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1986
Dec 1916–Apr 1917
5-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1916 1980
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1986
Nov 1916–Apr 1917
6-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1986
Oct 1916–Apr 1917
7-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1999
Sep 1916–Apr 1917
8-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1997
Aug 1916–Apr 1917
9-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1916 1959
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1986
Ties: 1967
Jul 1916–Apr 1917
10-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1926
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1986
Jun 1916–Apr 1917
11-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May 1916–Apr 1917
12-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov 1915–Apr 1917
18-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May 1915–Apr 1917
24-Month
48.20"
(1,224.28mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May 1914–Apr 1917
36-Month
70.65"
(1,794.51mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1913–Apr 1917
48-Month
88.46"
(2,246.88mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2012
May 1912–Apr 1917
60-Month
105.20"
(2,672.08mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1916 1938
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/