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 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2012
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2001 1987
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1957
Mar–Apr 2012
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Ties: 1941
Feb–Apr 2012
3-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2010 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1901, 1933
Jan–Apr 2012
4-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2011–Apr 2012
5-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Nov 2011–Apr 2012
6-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2011–Apr 2012
7-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Sep 2011–Apr 2012
8-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Aug 2011–Apr 2012
9-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1951
Jul 2011–Apr 2012
10-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1968
Jun 2011–Apr 2012
11-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2011–Apr 2012
12-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Nov 2010–Apr 2012
18-Month
43.81"
(1,112.77mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
May 2010–Apr 2012
24-Month
61.20"
(1,554.48mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
May 2009–Apr 2012
36-Month
94.13"
(2,390.90mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2010 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
May 2008–Apr 2012
48-Month
124.31"
(3,157.47mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2010 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2007–Apr 2012
60-Month
154.45"
(3,923.03mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/