Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1901
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1899 1987
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1957
Mar–Apr 1901
2-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1973
Feb–Apr 1901
3-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Ties: 1933, 2012
Jan–Apr 1901
4-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Dec 1900–Apr 1901
5-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Nov 1900–Apr 1901
6-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Oct 1900–Apr 1901
7-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Sep 1900–Apr 1901
8-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1900–Apr 1901
9-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1971, 2004
Jul 1900–Apr 1901
10-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1900–Apr 1901
11-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1900–Apr 1901
12-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 2007
Nov 1899–Apr 1901
18-Month
43.92"
(1,115.57mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
May 1899–Apr 1901
24-Month
58.79"
(1,493.27mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1955
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
May 1898–Apr 1901
36-Month
89.33"
(2,268.98mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1900 1955
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1897–Apr 1901
48-Month
116.33"
(2,954.78mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1896–Apr 1901
60-Month
147.87"
(3,755.90mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/