Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2008
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2004 1926
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Mar–Apr 2008
2-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1926
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Feb–Apr 2008
3-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2004 1926
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Jan–Apr 2008
4-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 2015
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Dec 2007–Apr 2008
5-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2005 1980
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Nov 2007–Apr 2008
6-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Oct 2007–Apr 2008
7-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1999
Sep 2007–Apr 2008
8-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1997
Ties: 1989
Aug 2007–Apr 2008
9-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2006 1959
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Jul 2007–Apr 2008
10-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2006 1926
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Jun 2007–Apr 2008
11-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1916
May 2007–Apr 2008
12-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Nov 2006–Apr 2008
18-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
May 2006–Apr 2008
24-Month
37.80"
(960.12mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
May 2005–Apr 2008
36-Month
59.28"
(1,505.71mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
May 2004–Apr 2008
48-Month
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
May 2003–Apr 2008
60-Month
96.42"
(2,449.07mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 1938
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/