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 May 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2002
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1950, 1958
Ties: 1932, 2014
Jun–Jul 2002
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1928
May–Jul 2002
3-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Apr–Jul 2002
4-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Mar–Jul 2002
5-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Feb–Jul 2002
6-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan–Jul 2002
7-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2001–Jul 2002
8-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2001–Jul 2002
9-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Oct 2001–Jul 2002
10-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2001–Jul 2002
11-Month
25.24"
(641.10mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Jul 2002
12-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb 2001–Jul 2002
18-Month
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1936, 1966
Aug 2000–Jul 2002
24-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Aug 1999–Jul 2002
36-Month
82.78"
(2,102.61mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 1998–Jul 2002
48-Month
114.30"
(2,903.22mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 1997–Jul 2002
60-Month
147.92"
(3,757.17mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/