Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 2015
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1980
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Ties: 2019
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1959
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1916
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
25.16"
(639.06mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
6.07"
(154.17mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
47.47"
(1,205.74mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1916
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
93.33"
(2,370.58mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
114.21"
(2,900.93mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
19.30"
(490.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/