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 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2005
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1987
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1957
Ties: 1998
Mar–Apr 2005
2-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2004 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1973
Feb–Apr 2005
3-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2004 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Ties: 1917
Jan–Apr 2005
4-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2004 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Ties: 1919
Dec 2004–Apr 2005
5-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Ties: 1915
Nov 2004–Apr 2005
6-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Oct 2004–Apr 2005
7-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2004–Apr 2005
8-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2004 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 2004–Apr 2005
9-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 2004–Apr 2005
10-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2004–Apr 2005
11-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 2004–Apr 2005
12-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2004 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 2003–Apr 2005
18-Month
47.85"
(1,215.39mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
May 2003–Apr 2005
24-Month
64.42"
(1,636.27mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2004 1955
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
May 2002–Apr 2005
36-Month
94.30"
(2,395.22mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1984
May 2001–Apr 2005
48-Month
122.77"
(3,118.36mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
May 2000–Apr 2005
60-Month
150.70"
(3,827.78mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
55th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/