Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2014
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2009 1926
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1986
Mar–Apr 2014
2-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1986
Ties: 1990
Feb–Apr 2014
3-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2008 1926
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1986
Ties: 1947
Jan–Apr 2014
4-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2008 2015
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1986
Dec 2013–Apr 2014
5-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1986
Ties: 1983
Nov 2013–Apr 2014
6-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1986
Oct 2013–Apr 2014
7-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1999
Sep 2013–Apr 2014
8-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1997
Aug 2013–Apr 2014
9-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2013 1959
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1986
Jul 2013–Apr 2014
10-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2013 1926
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1986
Jun 2013–Apr 2014
11-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
May 2013–Apr 2014
12-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2016
Nov 2012–Apr 2014
18-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1916
May 2012–Apr 2014
24-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1916
May 2011–Apr 2014
36-Month
59.58"
(1,513.33mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
May 2010–Apr 2014
48-Month
84.88"
(2,155.95mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
May 2009–Apr 2014
60-Month
107.24"
(2,723.90mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
12.33"
(313.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/