Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1982
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1987
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1957
Ties: 1965
Mar–Apr 1982
2-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Feb–Apr 1982
3-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jan–Apr 1982
4-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1981–Apr 1982
5-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1965
Nov 1981–Apr 1982
6-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Oct 1981–Apr 1982
7-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1952
Sep 1981–Apr 1982
8-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1907, 1937
Aug 1981–Apr 1982
9-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1981–Apr 1982
10-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1981–Apr 1982
11-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1981–Apr 1982
12-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Nov 1980–Apr 1982
18-Month
43.39"
(1,102.11mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
May 1980–Apr 1982
24-Month
57.99"
(1,472.95mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1978
May 1979–Apr 1982
36-Month
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
May 1978–Apr 1982
48-Month
121.47"
(3,085.34mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1980
May 1977–Apr 1982
60-Month
153.48"
(3,898.39mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/