Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1952
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1986
Mar–Apr 1952
2-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1986
Feb–Apr 1952
3-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1943 1926
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1986
Jan–Apr 1952
4-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1943 2015
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1986
Ties: 1901, 1923
Dec 1951–Apr 1952
5-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1951 1980
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1986
Nov 1951–Apr 1952
6-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1986
Oct 1951–Apr 1952
7-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Sep 1951–Apr 1952
8-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Aug 1951–Apr 1952
9-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1959
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1986
Jul 1951–Apr 1952
10-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1926
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1986
Jun 1951–Apr 1952
11-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
May 1951–Apr 1952
12-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1897
Nov 1950–Apr 1952
18-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
May 1950–Apr 1952
24-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1916
May 1949–Apr 1952
36-Month
55.31"
(1,404.87mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
May 1948–Apr 1952
48-Month
74.55"
(1,893.57mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
May 1947–Apr 1952
60-Month
92.68"
(2,354.07mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1943 1938
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/