Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1896
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Ties: 1905
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Ties: 1938
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1936
Ties: 1908
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1979
Ties: 1996
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1905
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
28.21"
(716.53mm)
23.01"
(584.45mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
34.17"
(867.92mm)
26.69"
(677.93mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
30.53"
(775.46mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
42.36"
(1,075.94mm)
34.50"
(876.30mm)
7.86"
(199.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
46.82"
(1,189.23mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
48.74"
(1,238.00mm)
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
6.73"
(170.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
65.84"
(1,672.34mm)
61.62"
(1,565.15mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
83.99"
(2,133.35mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1976 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
142.90"
(3,629.66mm)
126.01"
(3,200.65mm)
16.89"
(429.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
185.97"
(4,723.64mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
17.91"
(454.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
233.04"
(5,919.22mm)
209.98"
(5,333.49mm)
23.06"
(585.73mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/