Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1920
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1919 1987
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1957
Ties: 1944
Mar–Apr 1920
2-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1919 1910
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1973
Feb–Apr 1920
3-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Ties: 1980
Jan–Apr 1920
4-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1998
Dec 1919–Apr 1920
5-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1918 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Nov 1919–Apr 1920
6-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Ties: 1916
Oct 1919–Apr 1920
7-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1919 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Sep 1919–Apr 1920
8-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1999
Aug 1919–Apr 1920
9-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1919–Apr 1920
10-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1919–Apr 1920
11-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1984
May 1919–Apr 1920
12-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1918–Apr 1920
18-Month
46.64"
(1,184.66mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
May 1918–Apr 1920
24-Month
61.64"
(1,565.66mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1955
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
May 1917–Apr 1920
36-Month
86.63"
(2,200.40mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1919 1955
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2020
May 1916–Apr 1920
48-Month
115.43"
(2,931.92mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1956
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
May 1915–Apr 1920
60-Month
148.63"
(3,775.20mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/