Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1942
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 1987
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1957
Ties: 1923
Mar–Apr 1942
2-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1941 1910
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1973
Feb–Apr 1942
3-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–Apr 1942
4-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1910
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Dec 1941–Apr 1942
5-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Nov 1941–Apr 1942
6-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Ties: 1936
Oct 1941–Apr 1942
7-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep 1941–Apr 1942
8-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1941–Apr 1942
9-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1941–Apr 1942
10-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1941–Apr 1942
11-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1941–Apr 1942
12-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1940–Apr 1942
18-Month
47.44"
(1,204.98mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
May 1940–Apr 1942
24-Month
61.88"
(1,571.75mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2017
May 1939–Apr 1942
36-Month
88.78"
(2,255.01mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1984
Ties: 2004
May 1938–Apr 1942
48-Month
117.66"
(2,988.56mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Ties: 1959
May 1937–Apr 1942
60-Month
147.98"
(3,758.69mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 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/