Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2004
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1987 1926
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Ties: 1959
Mar–Apr 2004
2-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 1926
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Feb–Apr 2004
3-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1926
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Jan–Apr 2004
4-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 2015
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Dec 2003–Apr 2004
5-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Nov 2003–Apr 2004
6-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Oct 2003–Apr 2004
7-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1999
Sep 2003–Apr 2004
8-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1997
Aug 2003–Apr 2004
9-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2002 1959
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Jul 2003–Apr 2004
10-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1926
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1986
Jun 2003–Apr 2004
11-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1916
May 2003–Apr 2004
12-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Nov 2002–Apr 2004
18-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
May 2002–Apr 2004
24-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-6.14"
(-155.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1916
May 2001–Apr 2004
36-Month
48.90"
(1,242.06mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
May 2000–Apr 2004
48-Month
69.01"
(1,752.85mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1991 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012
May 1999–Apr 2004
60-Month
91.07"
(2,313.18mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1992 1938
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/