Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1897
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1895 1987
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1957
Mar–Apr 1897
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Apr 1897
3-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–Apr 1897
4-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1896 1910
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1896–Apr 1897
5-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1953
Nov 1896–Apr 1897
6-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1896–Apr 1897
7-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1896–Apr 1897
8-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2020
Aug 1896–Apr 1897
9-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1999
Jul 1896–Apr 1897
10-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–Apr 1897
11-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1896–Apr 1897
12-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1895–Apr 1897
18-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1931
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1908
May 1895–Apr 1897
24-Month
59.83"
(1,519.68mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1955
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

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