Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1999
1-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1998 1926
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Ties: 1978
Mar–Apr 1999
2-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1998 1926
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Feb–Apr 1999
3-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1926
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986
Ties: 1993
Jan–Apr 1999
4-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1998 2015
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1986
Ties: 1964
Dec 1998–Apr 1999
5-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1980
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1986
Ties: 1987
Nov 1998–Apr 1999
6-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1986
Oct 1998–Apr 1999
7-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1998–Apr 1999
8-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Aug 1998–Apr 1999
9-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1959
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1986
Jul 1998–Apr 1999
10-Month
17.78"
(451.61mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1926
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Jun 1998–Apr 1999
11-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May 1998–Apr 1999
12-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Nov 1997–Apr 1999
18-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1916
May 1997–Apr 1999
24-Month
45.39"
(1,152.91mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1916
Ties: 2017
May 1996–Apr 1999
36-Month
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
13.43"
(341.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
May 1995–Apr 1999
48-Month
92.86"
(2,358.64mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
16.83"
(427.48mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
May 1994–Apr 1999
60-Month
114.06"
(2,897.12mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
19.15"
(486.41mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1998 1938
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/