Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1916
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1987
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1957
Ties: 1949
Mar–Apr 1916
2-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1915 1910
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1973
Ties: 1986
Feb–Apr 1916
3-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1910 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1983
Jan–Apr 1916
4-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1915 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1998
Dec 1915–Apr 1916
5-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Ties: 2011
Nov 1915–Apr 1916
6-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Ties: 1920
Oct 1915–Apr 1916
7-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1915 1981
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Sep 1915–Apr 1916
8-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Aug 1915–Apr 1916
9-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1915–Apr 1916
10-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1915–Apr 1916
11-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
May 1915–Apr 1916
12-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1915 1918
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1974
Nov 1914–Apr 1916
18-Month
46.56"
(1,182.62mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
May 1914–Apr 1916
24-Month
62.20"
(1,579.88mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
May 1913–Apr 1916
36-Month
91.39"
(2,321.31mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1915 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
May 1912–Apr 1916
48-Month
121.10"
(3,075.94mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
May 1911–Apr 1916
60-Month
152.07"
(3,862.58mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/