Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1974
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1987
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Mar–Apr 1974
2-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Ties: 1994
Feb–Apr 1974
3-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Ties: 1960
Jan–Apr 1974
4-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–Apr 1974
5-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Nov 1973–Apr 1974
6-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Oct 1973–Apr 1974
7-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Sep 1973–Apr 1974
8-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–Apr 1974
9-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–Apr 1974
10-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–Apr 1974
11-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1973–Apr 1974
12-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1916
Nov 1972–Apr 1974
18-Month
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
May 1972–Apr 1974
24-Month
68.15"
(1,731.01mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
May 1971–Apr 1974
36-Month
98.66"
(2,505.96mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
8.78"
(223.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
May 1970–Apr 1974
48-Month
127.52"
(3,239.01mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1969–Apr 1974
60-Month
157.60"
(4,003.04mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/