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 August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, July 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2018
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1950, 1958
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1926, 1989, 1998
Jun–Jul 2018
2-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1928
Ties: 1919, 1973
May–Jul 2018
3-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2016 1988
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Apr–Jul 2018
4-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2015
Mar–Jul 2018
5-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Ties: 1897
Feb–Jul 2018
6-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 2004
Jan–Jul 2018
7-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Dec 2017–Jul 2018
8-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2017–Jul 2018
9-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1964
Oct 2017–Jul 2018
10-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2017–Jul 2018
11-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–Jul 2018
12-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1929
Feb 2017–Jul 2018
18-Month
47.78"
(1,213.61mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2016–Jul 2018
24-Month
64.08"
(1,627.63mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Aug 2015–Jul 2018
36-Month
97.28"
(2,470.91mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2014–Jul 2018
48-Month
129.93"
(3,300.22mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2013–Jul 2018
60-Month
159.90"
(4,061.46mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
10.26"
(260.60mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/