Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1943
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 1987
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1957
Mar–Apr 1943
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1973
Ties: 1933
Feb–Apr 1943
3-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan–Apr 1943
4-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Ties: 1986
Dec 1942–Apr 1943
5-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Ties: 1935, 1951
Nov 1942–Apr 1943
6-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1942 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Oct 1942–Apr 1943
7-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Sep 1942–Apr 1943
8-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1942–Apr 1943
9-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1942–Apr 1943
10-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1942–Apr 1943
11-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1942–Apr 1943
12-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1941–Apr 1943
18-Month
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
May 1941–Apr 1943
24-Month
63.68"
(1,617.47mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1942 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
May 1940–Apr 1943
36-Month
92.82"
(2,357.63mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1942 1955
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
May 1939–Apr 1943
48-Month
119.72"
(3,040.89mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
May 1938–Apr 1943
60-Month
148.60"
(3,774.44mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 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/