Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1931
1-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Mar–Apr 1931
2-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1928 1926
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Feb–Apr 1931
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1928 1926
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Jan–Apr 1931
4-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1928 2015
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Dec 1930–Apr 1931
5-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1926 1980
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Nov 1930–Apr 1931
6-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Oct 1930–Apr 1931
7-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1999
Sep 1930–Apr 1931
8-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1997
Aug 1930–Apr 1931
9-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1928 1959
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Ties: 1970
Jul 1930–Apr 1931
10-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1986
Jun 1930–Apr 1931
11-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1916
May 1930–Apr 1931
12-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2016
Ties: 1955
Nov 1929–Apr 1931
18-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-3.07"
(-77.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1916
May 1929–Apr 1931
24-Month
34.54"
(877.32mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1926 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1916
May 1928–Apr 1931
36-Month
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
May 1927–Apr 1931
48-Month
73.98"
(1,879.09mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2012
May 1926–Apr 1931
60-Month
95.22"
(2,418.59mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1930 1938
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/