Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1898
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
75th Driest Driest to Date 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1950, 1958
Ties: 2007
Jun–Jul 1898
2-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1928
Ties: 1895
May–Jul 1898
3-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 1988
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–Jul 1898
4-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1965
Mar–Jul 1898
5-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Ties: 1921
Feb–Jul 1898
6-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan–Jul 1898
7-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Dec 1897–Jul 1898
8-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Nov 1897–Jul 1898
9-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
53rd Driest Driest to Date 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1942
Oct 1897–Jul 1898
10-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1897–Jul 1898
11-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–Jul 1898
12-Month
28.25"
(717.55mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Feb 1897–Jul 1898
18-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1896–Jul 1898
24-Month
58.90"
(1,496.06mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1895–Jul 1898
36-Month
87.18"
(2,214.37mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1956
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/