National Rankings

National Data Info
Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), Palmer Hydrological Drought Index (PHDI), and Palmer Modified Drought Index (PMDI) are not offered for multiple-month time scales.

Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 1983

View Period (Months):
Download: csv json xml
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1983
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1987
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
1957
Mar–Apr 1983
2-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1910
2nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Feb–Apr 1983
3-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
128th Driest
Driest since:
1910
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Jan–Apr 1983
4-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1910
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1982–Apr 1983
5-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1931
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Nov 1982–Apr 1983
6-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1977
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Oct 1982–Apr 1983
7-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1981
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1983
Sep 1982–Apr 1983
8-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1918
3rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1982–Apr 1983
9-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1918
3rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1982–Apr 1983
10-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1931
3rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1982–Apr 1983
11-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
126th Driest
Driest since:
1931
2nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1973
May 1982–Apr 1983
12-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1918
3rd Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Nov 1981–Apr 1983
18-Month
49.94"
(1,268.48mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1931
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
May 1981–Apr 1983
24-Month
67.93"
(1,725.42mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1955
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
May 1980–Apr 1983
36-Month
93.41"
(2,372.61mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
96th Driest
Driest since:
1955
30th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
May 1979–Apr 1983
48-Month
124.72"
(3,167.89mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
101st Driest
Driest since:
1956
24th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1978–Apr 1983
60-Month
156.89"
(3,985.01mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
104th Driest
Driest since:
1957
20th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

Citing This Page