Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1959
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 1987
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1932
Mar–Apr 1959
2-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Feb–Apr 1959
3-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–Apr 1959
4-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–Apr 1959
5-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1958–Apr 1959
6-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1958–Apr 1959
7-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1958–Apr 1959
8-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–Apr 1959
9-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–Apr 1959
10-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–Apr 1959
11-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1958–Apr 1959
12-Month
28.62"
(726.95mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1957–Apr 1959
18-Month
44.57"
(1,132.08mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
May 1957–Apr 1959
24-Month
62.55"
(1,588.77mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
May 1956–Apr 1959
36-Month
89.52"
(2,273.81mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
May 1955–Apr 1959
48-Month
117.66"
(2,988.56mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1942
May 1954–Apr 1959
60-Month
143.60"
(3,647.44mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/