Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1955
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1926
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1986
Mar–Apr 1955
2-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Feb–Apr 1955
3-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Ties: 1949
Jan–Apr 1955
4-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 2015
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Dec 1954–Apr 1955
5-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1943 1980
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Nov 1954–Apr 1955
6-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Oct 1954–Apr 1955
7-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Sep 1954–Apr 1955
8-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1997
Aug 1954–Apr 1955
9-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1943 1959
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Jul 1954–Apr 1955
10-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1939 1926
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1986
Jun 1954–Apr 1955
11-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1916
May 1954–Apr 1955
12-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1931
Nov 1953–Apr 1955
18-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1916
Ties: 1939
May 1953–Apr 1955
24-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1916
Ties: 1961
May 1952–Apr 1955
36-Month
52.12"
(1,323.85mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
May 1951–Apr 1955
48-Month
73.64"
(1,870.46mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2012
May 1950–Apr 1955
60-Month
89.96"
(2,284.98mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/