Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1963
1-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1987
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1957
Ties: 1961
Mar–Apr 1963
2-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1962 1910
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1973
Ties: 1907
Feb–Apr 1963
3-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Jan–Apr 1963
4-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1910
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Dec 1962–Apr 1963
5-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Nov 1962–Apr 1963
6-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Oct 1962–Apr 1963
7-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Sep 1962–Apr 1963
8-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1962–Apr 1963
9-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1962–Apr 1963
10-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1962–Apr 1963
11-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1962–Apr 1963
12-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1961–Apr 1963
18-Month
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
May 1961–Apr 1963
24-Month
58.20"
(1,478.28mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2017
May 1960–Apr 1963
36-Month
87.55"
(2,223.77mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
May 1959–Apr 1963
48-Month
118.45"
(3,008.63mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1958–Apr 1963
60-Month
147.07"
(3,735.58mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/