Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1899
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1987
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1957
Mar–Apr 1899
2-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Ties: 2021
Feb–Apr 1899
3-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 2000, 2001
Jan–Apr 1899
4-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1898–Apr 1899
5-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1898–Apr 1899
6-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 2009
Oct 1898–Apr 1899
7-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1898–Apr 1899
8-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 2015
Aug 1898–Apr 1899
9-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1906
Jul 1898–Apr 1899
10-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1898–Apr 1899
11-Month
27.31"
(693.67mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May 1898–Apr 1899
12-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1962
Nov 1897–Apr 1899
18-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
May 1897–Apr 1899
24-Month
57.54"
(1,461.52mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1955
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
May 1896–Apr 1899
36-Month
89.08"
(2,262.63mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1955
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1895–Apr 1899
48-Month
117.37"
(2,981.20mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/