Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1943
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Mar–Apr 1943
2-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 1926
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Feb–Apr 1943
3-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1926
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jan–Apr 1943
4-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Dec 1942–Apr 1943
5-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1980
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Nov 1942–Apr 1943
6-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Oct 1942–Apr 1943
7-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Sep 1942–Apr 1943
8-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1997
Aug 1942–Apr 1943
9-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jul 1942–Apr 1943
10-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1926
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jun 1942–Apr 1943
11-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
May 1942–Apr 1943
12-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Nov 1941–Apr 1943
18-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
May 1941–Apr 1943
24-Month
42.20"
(1,071.88mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1916
May 1940–Apr 1943
36-Month
57.75"
(1,466.85mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
May 1939–Apr 1943
48-Month
75.62"
(1,920.75mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2012
Ties: 1970
May 1938–Apr 1943
60-Month
90.95"
(2,310.13mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 1902

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/