Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1978
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1950, 1958
Ties: 1986
Jun–Jul 1978
2-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1928
Ties: 1914
May–Jul 1978
3-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1988
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Apr–Jul 1978
4-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Mar–Jul 1978
5-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Feb–Jul 1978
6-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Jul 1978
7-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1923
Dec 1977–Jul 1978
8-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1941
Nov 1977–Jul 1978
9-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1977–Jul 1978
10-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1977–Jul 1978
11-Month
29.68"
(753.87mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1977–Jul 1978
12-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Feb 1977–Jul 1978
18-Month
47.55"
(1,207.77mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1976–Jul 1978
24-Month
58.49"
(1,485.65mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Aug 1975–Jul 1978
36-Month
87.62"
(2,225.55mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Aug 1974–Jul 1978
48-Month
121.23"
(3,079.24mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1973–Jul 1978
60-Month
153.24"
(3,892.30mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/