Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1980
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Mar–Apr 1980
2-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Ties: 1928
Feb–Apr 1980
3-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Jan–Apr 1980
4-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1961 2015
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Dec 1979–Apr 1980
5-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1980
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Nov 1979–Apr 1980
6-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Oct 1979–Apr 1980
7-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Sep 1979–Apr 1980
8-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Aug 1979–Apr 1980
9-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Ties: 2002
Jul 1979–Apr 1980
10-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1926
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Jun 1979–Apr 1980
11-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
May 1979–Apr 1980
12-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Nov 1978–Apr 1980
18-Month
21.69"
(550.93mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
May 1978–Apr 1980
24-Month
35.20"
(894.08mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
May 1977–Apr 1980
36-Month
58.27"
(1,480.06mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
May 1976–Apr 1980
48-Month
73.65"
(1,870.71mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
May 1975–Apr 1980
60-Month
89.82"
(2,281.43mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1979 1938
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/