Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1966
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1963 1987
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1957
Ties: 1955, 1990, 2007
Mar–Apr 1966
2-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1973
Ties: 1936
Feb–Apr 1966
3-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Jan–Apr 1966
4-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1963 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Ties: 1918
Dec 1965–Apr 1966
5-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1963 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Nov 1965–Apr 1966
6-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1963 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Oct 1965–Apr 1966
7-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1963 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983
Sep 1965–Apr 1966
8-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1965–Apr 1966
9-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1965–Apr 1966
10-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–Apr 1966
11-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1965–Apr 1966
12-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1964–Apr 1966
18-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
May 1964–Apr 1966
24-Month
58.75"
(1,492.25mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
May 1963–Apr 1966
36-Month
86.49"
(2,196.85mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
May 1962–Apr 1966
48-Month
114.15"
(2,899.41mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1961–Apr 1966
60-Month
144.69"
(3,675.13mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/