Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1936
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1987
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1957
Mar–Apr 1936
2-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1910
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1973
Ties: 1966
Feb–Apr 1936
3-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1910
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Ties: 1969
Jan–Apr 1936
4-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1998
Dec 1935–Apr 1936
5-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Nov 1935–Apr 1936
6-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Ties: 1942
Oct 1935–Apr 1936
7-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Sep 1935–Apr 1936
8-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1935–Apr 1936
9-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1935–Apr 1936
10-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1935–Apr 1936
11-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
May 1935–Apr 1936
12-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1934–Apr 1936
18-Month
44.00"
(1,117.60mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
May 1934–Apr 1936
24-Month
57.29"
(1,455.17mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
May 1933–Apr 1936
36-Month
83.17"
(2,112.52mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-6.71"
(-170.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1932 1955
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1984
May 1932–Apr 1936
48-Month
112.88"
(2,867.15mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
May 1931–Apr 1936
60-Month
142.55"
(3,620.77mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-7.08"
(-179.83mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/