Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1900
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1987
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1957
Mar–Apr 1900
2-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Feb–Apr 1900
3-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Jan–Apr 1900
4-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1899–Apr 1900
5-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1899–Apr 1900
6-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1899–Apr 1900
7-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Ties: 1937, 2007
Sep 1899–Apr 1900
8-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–Apr 1900
9-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–Apr 1900
10-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–Apr 1900
11-Month
26.43"
(671.32mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1899–Apr 1900
12-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Nov 1898–Apr 1900
18-Month
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1974
May 1898–Apr 1900
24-Month
59.71"
(1,516.63mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1899 1955
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
May 1897–Apr 1900
36-Month
86.71"
(2,202.43mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1955
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
May 1896–Apr 1900
48-Month
118.25"
(3,003.55mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1895–Apr 1900
60-Month
146.54"
(3,722.12mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1957
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/