Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2008 1909
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1935
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2013 1997
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2015 2013
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1978
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
-7.46"
(-189.48mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
-7.74"
(-196.60mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
May 2020–Apr 2021
12-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-8.13"
(-206.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
31.22"
(792.99mm)
-11.46"
(-291.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-11.29"
(-286.77mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
44.05"
(1,118.87mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
-8.25"
(-209.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1984
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
57.06"
(1,449.32mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
-12.50"
(-317.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2016 2015
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
82.90"
(2,105.66mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2017 1933
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/