Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2011
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2009 1926
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1986
Ties: 1993
Mar–Apr 2011
2-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1986
Feb–Apr 2011
3-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2010 1926
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1986
Jan–Apr 2011
4-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2010 2015
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1986
Dec 2010–Apr 2011
5-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2010 1980
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1986
Nov 2010–Apr 2011
6-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1986
Oct 2010–Apr 2011
7-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1999
Sep 2010–Apr 2011
8-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1997
Aug 2010–Apr 2011
9-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2008 1959
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1986
Ties: 1942
Jul 2010–Apr 2011
10-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 1926
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1986
Jun 2010–Apr 2011
11-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1916
May 2010–Apr 2011
12-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2016
Nov 2009–Apr 2011
18-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
7.13"
(181.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
May 2009–Apr 2011
24-Month
47.66"
(1,210.56mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1916
May 2008–Apr 2011
36-Month
73.12"
(1,857.25mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
16.00"
(406.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 2007–Apr 2011
48-Month
93.86"
(2,384.04mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
17.83"
(452.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
May 2006–Apr 2011
60-Month
110.92"
(2,817.37mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
16.01"
(406.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
7th 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 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/