Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1983
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1987
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1957
Mar–Apr 1983
2-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Apr 1983
3-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–Apr 1983
4-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1982–Apr 1983
5-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Nov 1982–Apr 1983
6-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Oct 1982–Apr 1983
7-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1982–Apr 1983
8-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1982–Apr 1983
9-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1982–Apr 1983
10-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1982–Apr 1983
11-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1973
May 1982–Apr 1983
12-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1981–Apr 1983
18-Month
49.94"
(1,268.48mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
May 1981–Apr 1983
24-Month
67.93"
(1,725.42mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
May 1980–Apr 1983
36-Month
93.41"
(2,372.61mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
May 1979–Apr 1983
48-Month
124.72"
(3,167.89mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1978–Apr 1983
60-Month
156.89"
(3,985.01mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/