Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1974
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1950, 1958
Jun–Jul 1974
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1928
May–Jul 1974
3-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1988
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Apr–Jul 1974
4-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Mar–Jul 1974
5-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Jul 1974
6-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jan–Jul 1974
7-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1965
Dec 1973–Jul 1974
8-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1973–Jul 1974
9-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1973–Jul 1974
10-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1973–Jul 1974
11-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–Jul 1974
12-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Feb 1973–Jul 1974
18-Month
50.34"
(1,278.64mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1972–Jul 1974
24-Month
67.02"
(1,702.31mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1971–Jul 1974
36-Month
98.06"
(2,490.72mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1974
48-Month
127.58"
(3,240.53mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1969–Jul 1974
60-Month
156.39"
(3,972.31mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/