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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2016
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1950, 1958
Ties: 1955
Jun–Jul 2016
2-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1928
May–Jul 2016
3-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2012 1988
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Apr–Jul 2016
4-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Mar–Jul 2016
5-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Ties: 1923
Feb–Jul 2016
6-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jan–Jul 2016
7-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Dec 2015–Jul 2016
8-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Nov 2015–Jul 2016
9-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Oct 2015–Jul 2016
10-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Sep 2015–Jul 2016
11-Month
30.79"
(782.07mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2015–Jul 2016
12-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Feb 2015–Jul 2016
18-Month
51.12"
(1,298.45mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Aug 2014–Jul 2016
24-Month
65.85"
(1,672.59mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Aug 2013–Jul 2016
36-Month
95.82"
(2,433.83mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2012–Jul 2016
48-Month
126.10"
(3,202.94mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2011–Jul 2016
60-Month
154.08"
(3,913.63mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/