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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2020
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1950, 1958
Ties: 1959, 1990
Jun–Jul 2020
2-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1928
Ties: 1939
May–Jul 2020
3-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2016 1988
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1959
Apr–Jul 2020
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Mar–Jul 2020
5-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Feb–Jul 2020
6-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Jul 2020
7-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2019–Jul 2020
8-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2019–Jul 2020
9-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1916
Oct 2019–Jul 2020
10-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–Jul 2020
11-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Jul 2020
12-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2019–Jul 2020
18-Month
51.60"
(1,310.64mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2018–Jul 2020
24-Month
70.10"
(1,780.54mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2017–Jul 2020
36-Month
100.31"
(2,547.87mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2016–Jul 2020
48-Month
134.18"
(3,408.17mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2015–Jul 2020
60-Month
167.38"
(4,251.45mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
17.74"
(450.59mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/