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 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2003
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2002 1987
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1957
Mar–Apr 2003
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1973
Feb–Apr 2003
3-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Ties: 1908, 1964
Jan–Apr 2003
4-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Ties: 1962, 2013
Dec 2002–Apr 2003
5-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Ties: 1990
Nov 2002–Apr 2003
6-Month
13.95"
(354.33mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Oct 2002–Apr 2003
7-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Ties: 1985
Sep 2002–Apr 2003
8-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2002–Apr 2003
9-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 2002–Apr 2003
10-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2002–Apr 2003
11-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
May 2002–Apr 2003
12-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Nov 2001–Apr 2003
18-Month
42.81"
(1,087.37mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
May 2001–Apr 2003
24-Month
58.35"
(1,482.09mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2017
May 2000–Apr 2003
36-Month
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
May 1999–Apr 2003
48-Month
113.66"
(2,886.96mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-6.11"
(-155.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
May 1998–Apr 2003
60-Month
145.18"
(3,687.57mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1918

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/