Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1960
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1959 1987
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Mar–Apr 1960
2-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1973
Feb–Apr 1960
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1910
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1974
Jan–Apr 1960
4-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1910
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1959–Apr 1960
5-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1917
Nov 1959–Apr 1960
6-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1959–Apr 1960
7-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1959–Apr 1960
8-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 2011
Aug 1959–Apr 1960
9-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–Apr 1960
10-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1959–Apr 1960
11-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1990, 2015
May 1959–Apr 1960
12-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1947
Nov 1958–Apr 1960
18-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
May 1958–Apr 1960
24-Month
59.52"
(1,511.81mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
May 1957–Apr 1960
36-Month
93.45"
(2,373.63mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
May 1956–Apr 1960
48-Month
120.42"
(3,058.67mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1955–Apr 1960
60-Month
148.56"
(3,773.42mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/