Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1986
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 1987
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1957
Mar–Apr 1986
2-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Ties: 1916
Feb–Apr 1986
3-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–Apr 1986
4-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1943
Dec 1985–Apr 1986
5-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Nov 1985–Apr 1986
6-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 2006
Oct 1985–Apr 1986
7-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Sep 1985–Apr 1986
8-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–Apr 1986
9-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1985–Apr 1986
10-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1985–Apr 1986
11-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1985–Apr 1986
12-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1984–Apr 1986
18-Month
43.80"
(1,112.52mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
May 1984–Apr 1986
24-Month
60.70"
(1,541.78mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2017
May 1983–Apr 1986
36-Month
92.96"
(2,361.18mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
May 1982–Apr 1986
48-Month
128.38"
(3,260.85mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
8.61"
(218.69mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
May 1981–Apr 1986
60-Month
160.89"
(4,086.61mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
11.26"
(286.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/