Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1970
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1950, 1958
Ties: 1966
Jun–Jul 1970
2-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
May–Jul 1970
3-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Apr–Jul 1970
4-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Mar–Jul 1970
5-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1973
Feb–Jul 1970
6-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan–Jul 1970
7-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Dec 1969–Jul 1970
8-Month
19.91"
(505.71mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Nov 1969–Jul 1970
9-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Oct 1969–Jul 1970
10-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1969–Jul 1970
11-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1969–Jul 1970
12-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Feb 1969–Jul 1970
18-Month
44.59"
(1,132.59mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1968–Jul 1970
24-Month
60.50"
(1,536.70mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1967–Jul 1970
36-Month
90.00"
(2,286.00mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1966–Jul 1970
48-Month
119.36"
(3,031.74mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1965–Jul 1970
60-Month
146.99"
(3,733.55mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/