Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1897
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
84th Driest Driest to Date 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1950, 1958
Ties: 1904, 1972
Jun–Jul 1897
2-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1928
May–Jul 1897
3-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1988
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Apr–Jul 1897
4-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Mar–Jul 1897
5-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1896 1936
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 2018
Feb–Jul 1897
6-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1900, 2011
Jan–Jul 1897
7-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1896–Jul 1897
8-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Nov 1896–Jul 1897
9-Month
23.72"
(602.49mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1896–Jul 1897
10-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1896–Jul 1897
11-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–Jul 1897
12-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1896–Jul 1897
18-Month
46.52"
(1,181.61mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–Jul 1897
24-Month
58.93"
(1,496.82mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 1918
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

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