Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1939
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1987
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1957
Mar–Apr 1939
2-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–Apr 1939
3-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan–Apr 1939
4-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1938–Apr 1939
5-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Ties: 1902
Nov 1938–Apr 1939
6-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Ties: 1898
Oct 1938–Apr 1939
7-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep 1938–Apr 1939
8-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Apr 1939
9-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Apr 1939
10-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–Apr 1939
11-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
May 1938–Apr 1939
12-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Nov 1937–Apr 1939
18-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1974
May 1937–Apr 1939
24-Month
59.20"
(1,503.68mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1938 1955
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
May 1936–Apr 1939
36-Month
87.58"
(2,224.53mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1984
May 1935–Apr 1939
48-Month
117.09"
(2,974.09mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
May 1934–Apr 1939
60-Month
144.87"
(3,679.70mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 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/