Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1902
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1899 1987
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1957
Mar–Apr 1902
2-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1899 1910
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1973
Feb–Apr 1902
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jan–Apr 1902
4-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1910
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Ties: 1989
Dec 1901–Apr 1902
5-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Ties: 1939
Nov 1901–Apr 1902
6-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Oct 1901–Apr 1902
7-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Sep 1901–Apr 1902
8-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Aug 1901–Apr 1902
9-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jul 1901–Apr 1902
10-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jun 1901–Apr 1902
11-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
May 1901–Apr 1902
12-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Nov 1900–Apr 1902
18-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
May 1900–Apr 1902
24-Month
57.07"
(1,449.58mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1955
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 1965
May 1899–Apr 1902
36-Month
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 1927
May 1898–Apr 1902
48-Month
116.78"
(2,966.21mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1897–Apr 1902
60-Month
143.78"
(3,652.01mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/