Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1979
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1950, 1958
Ties: 1906, 1993
Jun–Jul 1979
2-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1928
Ties: 1935, 1943, 2001, 2005
May–Jul 1979
3-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1988
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Apr–Jul 1979
4-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Mar–Jul 1979
5-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Feb–Jul 1979
6-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Jul 1979
7-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1975
Dec 1978–Jul 1979
8-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1978–Jul 1979
9-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1978–Jul 1979
10-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1978–Jul 1979
11-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1991
Aug 1978–Jul 1979
12-Month
32.30"
(820.42mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1978–Jul 1979
18-Month
47.81"
(1,214.37mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1977–Jul 1979
24-Month
65.53"
(1,664.46mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1976–Jul 1979
36-Month
90.79"
(2,306.07mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1945
Aug 1975–Jul 1979
48-Month
119.92"
(3,045.97mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1917
Aug 1974–Jul 1979
60-Month
153.53"
(3,899.66mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/