Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1955
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1987
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1957
Ties: 1966, 1990, 2007
Mar–Apr 1955
2-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1946 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Feb–Apr 1955
3-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Ties: 1911, 1996, 2010
Jan–Apr 1955
4-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1910
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1954–Apr 1955
5-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Nov 1954–Apr 1955
6-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Oct 1954–Apr 1955
7-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Sep 1954–Apr 1955
8-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1954–Apr 1955
9-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1954–Apr 1955
10-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1925
Jun 1954–Apr 1955
11-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
May 1954–Apr 1955
12-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1925
Nov 1953–Apr 1955
18-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
May 1953–Apr 1955
24-Month
52.57"
(1,335.28mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1955
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
May 1952–Apr 1955
36-Month
79.41"
(2,017.01mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-10.47"
(-265.94mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
May 1951–Apr 1955
48-Month
110.87"
(2,816.10mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
May 1950–Apr 1955
60-Month
141.14"
(3,584.96mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-8.49"
(-215.64mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/