Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1985
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1983 1926
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Mar–Apr 1985
2-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Feb–Apr 1985
3-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1982 1926
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Jan–Apr 1985
4-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1981 2015
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Dec 1984–Apr 1985
5-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1983 1980
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Ties: 1972
Nov 1984–Apr 1985
6-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Ties: 1962
Oct 1984–Apr 1985
7-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1999
Sep 1984–Apr 1985
8-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Aug 1984–Apr 1985
9-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1959
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Ties: 1962
Jul 1984–Apr 1985
10-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1986
Jun 1984–Apr 1985
11-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Ties: 2005
May 1984–Apr 1985
12-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Nov 1983–Apr 1985
18-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
May 1983–Apr 1985
24-Month
40.68"
(1,033.27mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
May 1982–Apr 1985
36-Month
65.62"
(1,666.75mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
May 1981–Apr 1985
48-Month
84.63"
(2,149.60mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2012
Ties: 1908
May 1980–Apr 1985
60-Month
99.15"
(2,518.41mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 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/