Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1896
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1936
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
23.01"
(584.45mm)
3.73"
(94.75mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
26.69"
(677.93mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
30.53"
(775.46mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
36.76"
(933.70mm)
34.50"
(876.30mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1977
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1975 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
67.75"
(1,720.85mm)
61.62"
(1,565.15mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
93.56"
(2,376.42mm)
83.99"
(2,133.35mm)
9.57"
(243.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1976 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
138.79"
(3,525.27mm)
126.01"
(3,200.65mm)
12.78"
(324.62mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
187.72"
(4,768.09mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
19.66"
(499.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
230.79"
(5,862.07mm)
209.98"
(5,333.49mm)
20.81"
(528.58mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/