Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1896
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1895 1987
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–Apr 1896
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 1903
Feb–Apr 1896
3-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1937
Jan–Apr 1896
4-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1895–Apr 1896
5-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1895–Apr 1896
6-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1977
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1895–Apr 1896
7-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 2014
Sep 1895–Apr 1896
8-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1918
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1917
Aug 1895–Apr 1896
9-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1918
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1917
Jul 1895–Apr 1896
10-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–Apr 1896
11-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1931
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1895–Apr 1896
12-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1918
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/