Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1944
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Mar–Apr 1944
2-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Ties: 1930
Feb–Apr 1944
3-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jan–Apr 1944
4-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1943 2015
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Dec 1943–Apr 1944
5-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 1980
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Nov 1943–Apr 1944
6-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Ties: 2018
Oct 1943–Apr 1944
7-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Sep 1943–Apr 1944
8-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1997
Aug 1943–Apr 1944
9-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jul 1943–Apr 1944
10-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jun 1943–Apr 1944
11-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
Ties: 1996
May 1943–Apr 1944
12-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Nov 1942–Apr 1944
18-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1916
May 1942–Apr 1944
24-Month
39.81"
(1,011.17mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1916
May 1941–Apr 1944
36-Month
61.38"
(1,559.05mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2011
May 1940–Apr 1944
48-Month
76.93"
(1,954.02mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2012
May 1939–Apr 1944
60-Month
94.80"
(2,407.92mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1938
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/