Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1921
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1919 1987
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1957
Mar–Apr 1921
2-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1919 1910
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Ties: 1928, 1940
Feb–Apr 1921
3-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Ties: 2009
Jan–Apr 1921
4-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1918 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Dec 1920–Apr 1921
5-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Nov 1920–Apr 1921
6-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Oct 1920–Apr 1921
7-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1918 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Ties: 1950
Sep 1920–Apr 1921
8-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1920–Apr 1921
9-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1920–Apr 1921
10-Month
24.91"
(632.71mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–Apr 1921
11-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
May 1920–Apr 1921
12-Month
30.59"
(776.99mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Nov 1919–Apr 1921
18-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
May 1919–Apr 1921
24-Month
62.58"
(1,589.53mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1920 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
May 1918–Apr 1921
36-Month
92.23"
(2,342.64mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1955
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
May 1917–Apr 1921
48-Month
117.22"
(2,977.39mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1920 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
May 1916–Apr 1921
60-Month
146.02"
(3,708.91mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/