Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1992 1909
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1935
Ties: 1903
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1997
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1994 2013
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Ties: 1921
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Ties: 1906
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
31.22"
(792.99mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
65.72"
(1,669.29mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
78.51"
(1,994.15mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2015
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
100.97"
(2,564.64mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
14.14"
(359.16mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1933
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/