Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1951
1-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1987
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1957
Mar–Apr 1951
2-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1973
Feb–Apr 1951
3-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–Apr 1951
4-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Ties: 1923
Dec 1950–Apr 1951
5-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Ties: 1935, 1943
Nov 1950–Apr 1951
6-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Oct 1950–Apr 1951
7-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Sep 1950–Apr 1951
8-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1950–Apr 1951
9-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 2012
Jul 1950–Apr 1951
10-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1950–Apr 1951
11-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 2008
May 1950–Apr 1951
12-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1949–Apr 1951
18-Month
43.84"
(1,113.54mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1974
May 1949–Apr 1951
24-Month
60.61"
(1,539.49mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 1955
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
May 1948–Apr 1951
36-Month
91.36"
(2,320.54mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1984
May 1947–Apr 1951
48-Month
122.03"
(3,099.56mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
May 1946–Apr 1951
60-Month
152.93"
(3,884.42mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/