Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1971
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1950, 1958
Ties: 1895, 1907
Jun–Jul 1971
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
May–Jul 1971
3-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1953, 2011
Apr–Jul 1971
4-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Mar–Jul 1971
5-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Feb–Jul 1971
6-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1932
Jan–Jul 1971
7-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Dec 1970–Jul 1971
8-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Nov 1970–Jul 1971
9-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Oct 1970–Jul 1971
10-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Sep 1970–Jul 1971
11-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1971
12-Month
29.52"
(749.81mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Feb 1970–Jul 1971
18-Month
44.40"
(1,127.76mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1969–Jul 1971
24-Month
58.33"
(1,481.58mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Aug 1968–Jul 1971
36-Month
90.02"
(2,286.51mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1967–Jul 1971
48-Month
119.52"
(3,035.81mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1966–Jul 1971
60-Month
148.88"
(3,781.55mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/