Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1927
1-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1926 1987
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1957
Ties: 1945, 1958
Mar–Apr 1927
2-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1973
Feb–Apr 1927
3-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1983
Jan–Apr 1927
4-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1926 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Dec 1926–Apr 1927
5-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1983
Nov 1926–Apr 1927
6-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1926 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Oct 1926–Apr 1927
7-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1926 1981
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1926–Apr 1927
8-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1984
Aug 1926–Apr 1927
9-Month
24.61"
(625.09mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1926–Apr 1927
10-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1926–Apr 1927
11-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1926–Apr 1927
12-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1903, 1979
Nov 1925–Apr 1927
18-Month
44.89"
(1,140.21mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2020
May 1925–Apr 1927
24-Month
60.30"
(1,531.62mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1926 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2020
May 1924–Apr 1927
36-Month
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1926 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Ties: 1902
May 1923–Apr 1927
48-Month
116.67"
(2,963.42mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1926 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
May 1922–Apr 1927
60-Month
145.11"
(3,685.79mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020

Citing This Page

  • 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/