Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2015
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1987 1926
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Mar–Apr 2015
2-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Feb–Apr 2015
3-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Jan–Apr 2015
4-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2015
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Dec 2014–Apr 2015
5-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Ties: 1926
Nov 2014–Apr 2015
6-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Oct 2014–Apr 2015
7-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Sep 2014–Apr 2015
8-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1997
Aug 2014–Apr 2015
9-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2013 1959
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Jul 2014–Apr 2015
10-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2013 1926
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1986
Jun 2014–Apr 2015
11-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
May 2014–Apr 2015
12-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2016
Nov 2013–Apr 2015
18-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1916
May 2013–Apr 2015
24-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2014 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1916
May 2012–Apr 2015
36-Month
56.46"
(1,434.08mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
May 2011–Apr 2015
48-Month
78.16"
(1,985.26mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012
May 2010–Apr 2015
60-Month
103.46"
(2,627.88mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/