Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1985
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1957
Mar–Apr 1985
2-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Ties: 1932
Feb–Apr 1985
3-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–Apr 1985
4-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1910
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–Apr 1985
5-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 1918
Nov 1984–Apr 1985
6-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1984–Apr 1985
7-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 2003
Sep 1984–Apr 1985
8-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–Apr 1985
9-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1924
Jul 1984–Apr 1985
10-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–Apr 1985
11-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1919
May 1984–Apr 1985
12-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1983–Apr 1985
18-Month
46.73"
(1,186.94mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
May 1983–Apr 1985
24-Month
62.47"
(1,586.74mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
May 1982–Apr 1985
36-Month
97.89"
(2,486.41mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
8.01"
(203.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1983 1955
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
May 1981–Apr 1985
48-Month
130.40"
(3,312.16mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
10.63"
(270.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1980–Apr 1985
60-Month
155.88"
(3,959.35mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/