Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1996
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1987
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1957
Mar–Apr 1996
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1973
Ties: 1978, 2007
Feb–Apr 1996
3-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1911, 1955, 2010
Jan–Apr 1996
4-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Dec 1995–Apr 1996
5-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Nov 1995–Apr 1996
6-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1995–Apr 1996
7-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1995–Apr 1996
8-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Aug 1995–Apr 1996
9-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jul 1995–Apr 1996
10-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1947, 1965
Jun 1995–Apr 1996
11-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
May 1995–Apr 1996
12-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Nov 1994–Apr 1996
18-Month
47.29"
(1,201.17mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
May 1994–Apr 1996
24-Month
63.25"
(1,606.55mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
May 1993–Apr 1996
36-Month
94.29"
(2,394.97mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
May 1992–Apr 1996
48-Month
127.73"
(3,244.34mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
7.96"
(202.18mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
May 1991–Apr 1996
60-Month
158.45"
(4,024.63mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1994 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/