Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1961
1-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1987
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1957
Ties: 1963
Mar–Apr 1961
2-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Ties: 1970
Feb–Apr 1961
3-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Ties: 1957
Jan–Apr 1961
4-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1960–Apr 1961
5-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Nov 1960–Apr 1961
6-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1960 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1960–Apr 1961
7-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1983
Ties: 1962
Sep 1960–Apr 1961
8-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–Apr 1961
9-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Apr 1961
10-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–Apr 1961
11-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1960–Apr 1961
12-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1959–Apr 1961
18-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1974
May 1959–Apr 1961
24-Month
60.25"
(1,530.35mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1955
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
May 1958–Apr 1961
36-Month
88.87"
(2,257.30mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
May 1957–Apr 1961
48-Month
122.80"
(3,119.12mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1956–Apr 1961
60-Month
149.77"
(3,804.16mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/