Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1917
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1916 1987
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1957
Ties: 1937
Mar–Apr 1917
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1916 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1973
Feb–Apr 1917
3-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1916 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Ties: 2005
Jan–Apr 1917
4-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Ties: 1914, 1984
Dec 1916–Apr 1917
5-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Ties: 1960
Nov 1916–Apr 1917
6-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Oct 1916–Apr 1917
7-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Sep 1916–Apr 1917
8-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1896
Aug 1916–Apr 1917
9-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1896
Jul 1916–Apr 1917
10-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1916–Apr 1917
11-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1916–Apr 1917
12-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1911 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1915–Apr 1917
18-Month
43.31"
(1,100.07mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
May 1915–Apr 1917
24-Month
62.00"
(1,574.80mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1915 1955
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
May 1914–Apr 1917
36-Month
91.00"
(2,311.40mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1915 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1984
May 1913–Apr 1917
48-Month
120.19"
(3,052.83mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1912–Apr 1917
60-Month
149.90"
(3,807.46mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 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/