Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1996
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1950, 1958
Jun–Jul 1996
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1928
Ties: 1994
May–Jul 1996
3-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Apr–Jul 1996
4-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 2011
Mar–Jul 1996
5-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1973
Ties: 1950
Feb–Jul 1996
6-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jan–Jul 1996
7-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Dec 1995–Jul 1996
8-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
20.43"
(518.92mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1992
Nov 1995–Jul 1996
9-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1923
Oct 1995–Jul 1996
10-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Sep 1995–Jul 1996
11-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Aug 1995–Jul 1996
12-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1994 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb 1995–Jul 1996
18-Month
48.33"
(1,227.58mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Aug 1994–Jul 1996
24-Month
64.14"
(1,629.16mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2020
Aug 1993–Jul 1996
36-Month
93.75"
(2,381.25mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Aug 1992–Jul 1996
48-Month
127.71"
(3,243.83mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1991–Jul 1996
60-Month
158.50"
(4,025.90mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
8.86"
(225.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 14, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/