Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1998
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1950, 1958
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1926, 1989, 2018
Jun–Jul 1998
2-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1928
May–Jul 1998
3-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Ties: 1999, 2008
Apr–Jul 1998
4-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Mar–Jul 1998
5-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1973
Ties: 1948
Feb–Jul 1998
6-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 2015
Jan–Jul 1998
7-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1997–Jul 1998
8-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 1997–Jul 1998
9-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Oct 1997–Jul 1998
10-Month
28.40"
(721.36mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Sep 1997–Jul 1998
11-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Jul 1998
12-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1997–Jul 1998
18-Month
50.33"
(1,278.38mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1996–Jul 1998
24-Month
68.02"
(1,727.71mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1995–Jul 1998
36-Month
98.95"
(2,513.33mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1994–Jul 1998
48-Month
132.16"
(3,356.86mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
12.38"
(314.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1993–Jul 1998
60-Month
161.77"
(4,108.96mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/