Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1948
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1950, 1958
Jun–Jul 1948
2-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1928
Ties: 1951
May–Jul 1948
3-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1988
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1969
Apr–Jul 1948
4-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Mar–Jul 1948
5-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Ties: 1998
Feb–Jul 1948
6-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan–Jul 1948
7-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1916
Dec 1947–Jul 1948
8-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Nov 1947–Jul 1948
9-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Oct 1947–Jul 1948
10-Month
26.17"
(664.72mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1947–Jul 1948
11-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1947–Jul 1948
12-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1947–Jul 1948
18-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1946–Jul 1948
24-Month
61.43"
(1,560.32mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Aug 1945–Jul 1948
36-Month
92.54"
(2,350.52mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1944–Jul 1948
48-Month
124.02"
(3,150.11mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Aug 1943–Jul 1948
60-Month
152.30"
(3,868.42mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/