Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2009
1-Month
1.86"
(47.24mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Ties: 1966
Mar–Apr 2009
2-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Feb–Apr 2009
3-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Jan–Apr 2009
4-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2008 2015
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Dec 2008–Apr 2009
5-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Nov 2008–Apr 2009
6-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Oct 2008–Apr 2009
7-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2008–Apr 2009
8-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1997
Aug 2008–Apr 2009
9-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1986
Jul 2008–Apr 2009
10-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1986
Jun 2008–Apr 2009
11-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 2008–Apr 2009
12-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
6.37"
(161.79mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov 2007–Apr 2009
18-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 2007–Apr 2009
24-Month
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1916
May 2006–Apr 2009
36-Month
63.26"
(1,606.80mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
May 2005–Apr 2009
48-Month
84.74"
(2,152.40mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
8.71"
(221.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
May 2004–Apr 2009
60-Month
105.77"
(2,686.56mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
10.86"
(275.85mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/