Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Ties: 1976
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1980
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Ties: 1916
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1999
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1986
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1916
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
45.39"
(1,152.91mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1916
Ties: 1999
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
63.97"
(1,624.84mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
88.09"
(2,237.49mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
12.06"
(306.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
101.85"
(2,586.99mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
6.94"
(176.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/