Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1996
1-Month
0.93"
(23.62mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1987 1926
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Mar–Apr 1996
2-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Feb–Apr 1996
3-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Jan–Apr 1996
4-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 2015
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Dec 1995–Apr 1996
5-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1980
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Ties: 1939
Nov 1995–Apr 1996
6-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Ties: 1951
Oct 1995–Apr 1996
7-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1995–Apr 1996
8-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1997
Aug 1995–Apr 1996
9-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1994 1959
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Jul 1995–Apr 1996
10-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1992 1926
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Jun 1995–Apr 1996
11-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1916
Ties: 1944
May 1995–Apr 1996
12-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2016
Nov 1994–Apr 1996
18-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1916
May 1994–Apr 1996
24-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1916
May 1993–Apr 1996
36-Month
68.17"
(1,731.52mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
May 1992–Apr 1996
48-Month
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
13.02"
(330.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
May 1991–Apr 1996
60-Month
108.94"
(2,767.08mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
14.03"
(356.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/