Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1989
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1950, 1958
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1926, 1998, 2018
Jun–Jul 1989
2-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1928
Ties: 1950
May–Jul 1989
3-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2015
Apr–Jul 1989
4-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2015
Mar–Jul 1989
5-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1973
Feb–Jul 1989
6-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan–Jul 1989
7-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Dec 1988–Jul 1989
8-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1988–Jul 1989
9-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1988–Jul 1989
10-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1988–Jul 1989
11-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1988–Jul 1989
12-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1988–Jul 1989
18-Month
42.61"
(1,082.29mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–Jul 1989
24-Month
56.08"
(1,424.43mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Aug 1986–Jul 1989
36-Month
87.75"
(2,228.85mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1985–Jul 1989
48-Month
119.08"
(3,024.63mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1984–Jul 1989
60-Month
148.27"
(3,766.06mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/