Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1961
1-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Mar–Apr 1961
2-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Ties: 1981
Feb–Apr 1961
3-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Jan–Apr 1961
4-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 2015
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Dec 1960–Apr 1961
5-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1980
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Nov 1960–Apr 1961
6-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Oct 1960–Apr 1961
7-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Sep 1960–Apr 1961
8-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1997
Aug 1960–Apr 1961
9-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Ties: 1946
Jul 1960–Apr 1961
10-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Jun 1960–Apr 1961
11-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
May 1960–Apr 1961
12-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Nov 1959–Apr 1961
18-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1960 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
May 1959–Apr 1961
24-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
Ties: 1955
May 1958–Apr 1961
36-Month
47.66"
(1,210.56mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-9.46"
(-240.29mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
May 1957–Apr 1961
48-Month
70.65"
(1,794.51mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
May 1956–Apr 1961
60-Month
88.45"
(2,246.63mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1960 1938
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/