Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2002
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2001 1987
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1957
Ties: 1924, 1972
Mar–Apr 2002
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2001 1910
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1973
Ties: 2006
Feb–Apr 2002
3-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–Apr 2002
4-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1977
Dec 2001–Apr 2002
5-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Nov 2001–Apr 2002
6-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Oct 2001–Apr 2002
7-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2000 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Sep 2001–Apr 2002
8-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1905
Aug 2001–Apr 2002
9-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 2001–Apr 2002
10-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2001–Apr 2002
11-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
May 2001–Apr 2002
12-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Nov 2000–Apr 2002
18-Month
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1974
May 2000–Apr 2002
24-Month
56.40"
(1,432.56mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2001 1955
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2017
May 1999–Apr 2002
36-Month
83.78"
(2,128.01mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
May 1998–Apr 2002
48-Month
115.30"
(2,928.62mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 1997–Apr 2002
60-Month
149.01"
(3,784.85mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1992 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/