Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1976
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1973 1926
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Mar–Apr 1976
2-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Ties: 2017
Feb–Apr 1976
3-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1926
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Jan–Apr 1976
4-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1974 2015
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Dec 1975–Apr 1976
5-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1974 1980
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Nov 1975–Apr 1976
6-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Oct 1975–Apr 1976
7-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1999
Sep 1975–Apr 1976
8-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1997
Aug 1975–Apr 1976
9-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1959
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Jul 1975–Apr 1976
10-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Jun 1975–Apr 1976
11-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
May 1975–Apr 1976
12-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Nov 1974–Apr 1976
18-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1916
May 1974–Apr 1976
24-Month
31.86"
(809.24mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1960 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
May 1973–Apr 1976
36-Month
48.99"
(1,244.35mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-8.13"
(-206.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
May 1972–Apr 1976
48-Month
70.90"
(1,800.86mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
May 1971–Apr 1976
60-Month
90.60"
(2,301.24mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1938
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 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/