Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1947
1-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 1926
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Mar–Apr 1947
2-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1926
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986
Feb–Apr 1947
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1926
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986
Ties: 2014
Jan–Apr 1947
4-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 2015
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986
Ties: 1913
Dec 1946–Apr 1947
5-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1980
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986
Ties: 1933
Nov 1946–Apr 1947
6-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986
Oct 1946–Apr 1947
7-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Sep 1946–Apr 1947
8-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Aug 1946–Apr 1947
9-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1946 1959
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jul 1946–Apr 1947
10-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1946 1926
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1986
Jun 1946–Apr 1947
11-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May 1946–Apr 1947
12-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
4.77"
(121.15mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov 1945–Apr 1947
18-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
4.38"
(111.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May 1945–Apr 1947
24-Month
41.31"
(1,049.27mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1916
May 1944–Apr 1947
36-Month
64.19"
(1,630.43mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
May 1943–Apr 1947
48-Month
83.37"
(2,117.60mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
May 1942–Apr 1947
60-Month
104.00"
(2,641.60mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1946 1938
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/