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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1916
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1987
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
1957
Ties: 1949
Mar–Apr 1916
2-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1910
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Ties: 1986
Feb–Apr 1916
3-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1910
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Jan–Apr 1916
4-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
1910
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1915–Apr 1916
5-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
36th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 2011
Nov 1915–Apr 1916
6-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
1977
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1920
Oct 1915–Apr 1916
7-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
70th Driest
Driest since:
1981
58th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Sep 1915–Apr 1916
8-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
1918
49th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1915–Apr 1916
9-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
96th Driest
Driest since:
1918
32nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1915–Apr 1916
10-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
107th Driest
Driest since:
1931
21st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1915–Apr 1916
11-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
110th Driest
Driest since:
1931
18th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1915–Apr 1916
12-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1918
11th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Ties: 1974
Nov 1914–Apr 1916
18-Month
46.56"
(1,182.62mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
25th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
May 1914–Apr 1916
24-Month
62.20"
(1,579.88mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
93rd Driest
Driest since:
1955
34th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
May 1913–Apr 1916
36-Month
91.39"
(2,321.31mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
78th Driest
Driest since:
1955
48th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
May 1912–Apr 1916
48-Month
121.10"
(3,075.94mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
1956
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1911–Apr 1916
60-Month
152.07"
(3,862.58mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
72nd Driest
Driest since:
1957
52nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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