Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1909
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1935
Ties: 1952, 1956
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 1997
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Ties: 2004
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1995
Ties: 1905
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1978
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1965
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
31.22"
(792.99mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1983
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
44.18"
(1,122.17mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
56.61"
(1,437.89mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-12.95"
(-328.93mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2015 2015
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-16.27"
(-413.26mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1991 1933
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999

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