Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1971
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1909
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1935
Ties: 1990, 2007
Mar–Apr 1971
2-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Feb–Apr 1971
3-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1997
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jan–Apr 1971
4-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 2013
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1995
Dec 1970–Apr 1971
5-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1978
Nov 1970–Apr 1971
6-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Oct 1970–Apr 1971
7-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Sep 1970–Apr 1971
8-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Aug 1970–Apr 1971
9-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1970–Apr 1971
10-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1970–Apr 1971
11-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
May 1970–Apr 1971
12-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1910
Nov 1969–Apr 1971
18-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
31.22"
(792.99mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
May 1969–Apr 1971
24-Month
34.59"
(878.59mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Ties: 1903
May 1968–Apr 1971
36-Month
58.84"
(1,494.54mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
May 1967–Apr 1971
48-Month
73.58"
(1,868.93mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1968 2015
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
May 1966–Apr 1971
60-Month
93.39"
(2,372.11mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/