Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1980
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1987
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1957
Ties: 2010
Mar–Apr 1980
2-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Ties: 1993
Feb–Apr 1980
3-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1920
Jan–Apr 1980
4-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1979–Apr 1980
5-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Nov 1979–Apr 1980
6-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Oct 1979–Apr 1980
7-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Sep 1979–Apr 1980
8-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–Apr 1980
9-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Apr 1980
10-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1987
Jun 1979–Apr 1980
11-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1979–Apr 1980
12-Month
31.31"
(795.27mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1978–Apr 1980
18-Month
48.22"
(1,224.79mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
May 1978–Apr 1980
24-Month
63.48"
(1,612.39mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
May 1977–Apr 1980
36-Month
95.49"
(2,425.45mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
May 1976–Apr 1980
48-Month
121.47"
(3,085.34mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1982
May 1975–Apr 1980
60-Month
151.72"
(3,853.69mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/