Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1983
1-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Ties: 1956
Mar–Apr 1983
2-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1986
Ties: 1937, 2018
Feb–Apr 1983
3-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Ties: 1913, 1924
Jan–Apr 1983
4-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 2015
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1986
Dec 1982–Apr 1983
5-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1980
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1986
Ties: 2014
Nov 1982–Apr 1983
6-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Oct 1982–Apr 1983
7-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Sep 1982–Apr 1983
8-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1997
Aug 1982–Apr 1983
9-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1982 1959
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1986
Jul 1982–Apr 1983
10-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1986
Jun 1982–Apr 1983
11-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
May 1982–Apr 1983
12-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov 1981–Apr 1983
18-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
May 1981–Apr 1983
24-Month
43.95"
(1,116.33mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1916
May 1980–Apr 1983
36-Month
58.47"
(1,485.14mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
May 1979–Apr 1983
48-Month
74.96"
(1,903.98mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 2003
May 1978–Apr 1983
60-Month
93.67"
(2,379.22mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1982 1938
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/