Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1991
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1987
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–Apr 1991
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1990 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1973
Feb–Apr 1991
3-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1990 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Apr 1991
4-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1990 1910
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Dec 1990–Apr 1991
5-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1990–Apr 1991
6-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1990–Apr 1991
7-Month
18.23"
(463.04mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1990 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep 1990–Apr 1991
8-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1990–Apr 1991
9-Month
22.92"
(582.17mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1990–Apr 1991
10-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1990–Apr 1991
11-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1990–Apr 1991
12-Month
32.19"
(817.63mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1989–Apr 1991
18-Month
45.93"
(1,166.62mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
May 1989–Apr 1991
24-Month
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1990 1955
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
May 1988–Apr 1991
36-Month
89.96"
(2,284.98mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1990 1955
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
May 1987–Apr 1991
48-Month
118.19"
(3,002.03mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1986–Apr 1991
60-Month
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1990 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/