Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1990
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 1987
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1957
Ties: 1955, 1966, 2007
Mar–Apr 1990
2-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Feb–Apr 1990
3-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Apr 1990
4-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Dec 1989–Apr 1990
5-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Ties: 2003
Nov 1989–Apr 1990
6-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1989–Apr 1990
7-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep 1989–Apr 1990
8-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1989–Apr 1990
9-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1989–Apr 1990
10-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1989–Apr 1990
11-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1960, 2015
May 1989–Apr 1990
12-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1988–Apr 1990
18-Month
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
May 1988–Apr 1990
24-Month
57.77"
(1,467.36mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
May 1987–Apr 1990
36-Month
86.00"
(2,184.40mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1984
May 1986–Apr 1990
48-Month
117.52"
(2,985.01mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1985–Apr 1990
60-Month
148.01"
(3,759.45mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1989 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 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/