Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1987 1926
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Ties: 1956
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 2015
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1980
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1997
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1980 1959
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1986
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-3.63"
(-92.21mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
38.00"
(965.20mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
60.35"
(1,532.89mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
79.78"
(2,026.41mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
101.03"
(2,566.16mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/