Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1898
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1895 1987
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1957
Mar–Apr 1898
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Feb–Apr 1898
3-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan–Apr 1898
4-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1972
Dec 1897–Apr 1898
5-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 2014
Nov 1897–Apr 1898
6-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1939
Oct 1897–Apr 1898
7-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1981
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1976
Sep 1897–Apr 1898
8-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–Apr 1898
9-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1918
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–Apr 1898
10-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1897–Apr 1898
11-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May 1897–Apr 1898
12-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Nov 1896–Apr 1898
18-Month
42.79"
(1,086.87mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
May 1896–Apr 1898
24-Month
58.54"
(1,486.92mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
May 1895–Apr 1898
36-Month
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1955
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 2001

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/