Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1945
1-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Mar–Apr 1945
2-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Feb–Apr 1945
3-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Jan–Apr 1945
4-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2015
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Ties: 1972
Dec 1944–Apr 1945
5-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1943 1980
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Nov 1944–Apr 1945
6-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Oct 1944–Apr 1945
7-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1999
Ties: 2005
Sep 1944–Apr 1945
8-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1997
Aug 1944–Apr 1945
9-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1959
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jul 1944–Apr 1945
10-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1944 1926
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Jun 1944–Apr 1945
11-Month
19.52"
(495.81mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1916
May 1944–Apr 1945
12-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov 1943–Apr 1945
18-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1916
May 1943–Apr 1945
24-Month
42.06"
(1,068.32mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1916
May 1942–Apr 1945
36-Month
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2011
May 1941–Apr 1945
48-Month
84.26"
(2,140.20mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1944 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2012
May 1940–Apr 1945
60-Month
99.81"
(2,535.17mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1938
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/