Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1986
1-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1985 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Mar–Apr 1986
2-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1985 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Feb–Apr 1986
3-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1985 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jan–Apr 1986
4-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1985 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Dec 1985–Apr 1986
5-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1985 1980
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Nov 1985–Apr 1986
6-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Oct 1985–Apr 1986
7-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1985–Apr 1986
8-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1985–Apr 1986
9-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1985 1959
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jul 1985–Apr 1986
10-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1985 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Jun 1985–Apr 1986
11-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1916
May 1985–Apr 1986
12-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Nov 1984–Apr 1986
18-Month
26.87"
(682.50mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1916
May 1984–Apr 1986
24-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Ties: 1979
May 1983–Apr 1986
36-Month
63.03"
(1,600.96mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
May 1982–Apr 1986
48-Month
87.97"
(2,234.44mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2012
May 1981–Apr 1986
60-Month
106.98"
(2,717.29mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
12.07"
(306.58mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/