Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1936
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Ties: 1899
Mar–Apr 1936
2-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Feb–Apr 1936
3-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Jan–Apr 1936
4-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Dec 1935–Apr 1936
5-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1980
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Nov 1935–Apr 1936
6-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Oct 1935–Apr 1936
7-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Sep 1935–Apr 1936
8-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1997
Aug 1935–Apr 1936
9-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1959
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Jul 1935–Apr 1936
10-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1986
Jun 1935–Apr 1936
11-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1916
May 1935–Apr 1936
12-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-4.63"
(-117.61mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Nov 1934–Apr 1936
18-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
May 1934–Apr 1936
24-Month
30.86"
(783.84mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-7.29"
(-185.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
May 1933–Apr 1936
36-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-13.61"
(-345.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
May 1932–Apr 1936
48-Month
61.03"
(1,550.16mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-15.00"
(-381.00mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2012
May 1931–Apr 1936
60-Month
77.37"
(1,965.20mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-17.54"
(-445.51mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1938
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/