Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1959
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Ties: 2004
Mar–Apr 1959
2-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Ties: 1909
Feb–Apr 1959
3-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Jan–Apr 1959
4-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Dec 1958–Apr 1959
5-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1980
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Nov 1958–Apr 1959
6-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Oct 1958–Apr 1959
7-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999
Sep 1958–Apr 1959
8-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1997
Aug 1958–Apr 1959
9-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1959
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Jul 1958–Apr 1959
10-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Jun 1958–Apr 1959
11-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
May 1958–Apr 1959
12-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Nov 1957–Apr 1959
18-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
May 1957–Apr 1959
24-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Ties: 1919
May 1956–Apr 1959
36-Month
53.59"
(1,361.19mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
May 1955–Apr 1959
48-Month
69.45"
(1,764.03mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
May 1954–Apr 1959
60-Month
85.75"
(2,178.05mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-9.16"
(-232.66mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 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/