Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1918
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1926
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Mar–Apr 1918
2-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1916 1926
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Feb–Apr 1918
3-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1916 1926
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Jan–Apr 1918
4-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1916 2015
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Dec 1917–Apr 1918
5-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1916 1980
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Nov 1917–Apr 1918
6-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Oct 1917–Apr 1918
7-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1999
Sep 1917–Apr 1918
8-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1997
Aug 1917–Apr 1918
9-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1911 1959
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Jul 1917–Apr 1918
10-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1911 1926
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Jun 1917–Apr 1918
11-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1916
May 1917–Apr 1918
12-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1911 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2016
Nov 1916–Apr 1918
18-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1916
May 1916–Apr 1918
24-Month
37.46"
(951.48mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1916
May 1915–Apr 1918
36-Month
63.88"
(1,622.55mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1915 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
May 1914–Apr 1918
48-Month
86.33"
(2,192.78mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2012
May 1913–Apr 1918
60-Month
104.14"
(2,645.16mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
9.23"
(234.45mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1916 1938
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/