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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2010
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 1987
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1957
Ties: 1980
Mar–Apr 2010
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2004 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1973
Ties: 1965
Feb–Apr 2010
3-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1983
Ties: 1911, 1955, 1996
Jan–Apr 2010
4-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Dec 2009–Apr 2010
5-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Nov 2009–Apr 2010
6-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Oct 2009–Apr 2010
7-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2009–Apr 2010
8-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Aug 2009–Apr 2010
9-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2009–Apr 2010
10-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2009–Apr 2010
11-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 2020
May 2009–Apr 2010
12-Month
32.93"
(836.42mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Nov 2008–Apr 2010
18-Month
46.40"
(1,178.56mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
May 2008–Apr 2010
24-Month
63.11"
(1,602.99mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
May 2007–Apr 2010
36-Month
93.25"
(2,368.55mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
May 2006–Apr 2010
48-Month
122.87"
(3,120.90mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
May 2005–Apr 2010
60-Month
152.26"
(3,867.40mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2006 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2020

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