Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1947
1-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1950, 1958
Jun–Jul 1947
2-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1928
May–Jul 1947
3-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1988
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Apr–Jul 1947
4-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Mar–Jul 1947
5-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Feb–Jul 1947
6-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1968
Jan–Jul 1947
7-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1946–Jul 1947
8-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1946–Jul 1947
9-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Oct 1946–Jul 1947
10-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Sep 1946–Jul 1947
11-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1950
Aug 1946–Jul 1947
12-Month
30.71"
(780.03mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1946–Jul 1947
18-Month
46.30"
(1,176.02mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1915
Aug 1945–Jul 1947
24-Month
61.82"
(1,570.23mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Aug 1944–Jul 1947
36-Month
93.30"
(2,369.82mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1943–Jul 1947
48-Month
121.58"
(3,088.13mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1942–Jul 1947
60-Month
152.61"
(3,876.29mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
2.97"
(75.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/