Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1989
1-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1957
Mar–Apr 1989
2-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Feb–Apr 1989
3-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Jan–Apr 1989
4-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1902
Dec 1988–Apr 1989
5-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Nov 1988–Apr 1989
6-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1988–Apr 1989
7-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep 1988–Apr 1989
8-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1976
Aug 1988–Apr 1989
9-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1988–Apr 1989
10-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1988–Apr 1989
11-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1988–Apr 1989
12-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Nov 1987–Apr 1989
18-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1974
May 1987–Apr 1989
24-Month
55.04"
(1,398.02mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
May 1986–Apr 1989
36-Month
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
May 1985–Apr 1989
48-Month
117.05"
(2,973.07mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1984–Apr 1989
60-Month
147.26"
(3,740.40mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/