Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1978
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1978
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.49"
(190.25mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1959
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1974
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1963 1953
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1964 1959
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1921
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1929
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
18.00"
(457.20mm)
16.45"
(417.83mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
22.43"
(569.72mm)
20.60"
(523.24mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1955
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1985
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
42.22"
(1,072.39mm)
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/