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 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2021
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1950, 1958
Jun–Jul 2021
2-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1928
May–Jul 2021
3-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1988
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Apr–Jul 2021
4-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Mar–Jul 2021
5-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1973
Feb–Jul 2021
6-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1940
Jan–Jul 2021
7-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
18.09"
(459.49mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Dec 2020–Jul 2021
8-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1967
Nov 2020–Jul 2021
9-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
22.66"
(575.56mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1994
Oct 2020–Jul 2021
10-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Sep 2020–Jul 2021
11-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
27.33"
(694.18mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2020–Jul 2021
12-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2012 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1914
Feb 2020–Jul 2021
18-Month
45.70"
(1,160.78mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2019–Jul 2021
24-Month
61.39"
(1,559.31mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Aug 2018–Jul 2021
36-Month
99.22"
(2,520.19mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2017–Jul 2021
48-Month
129.43"
(3,287.52mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2016–Jul 2021
60-Month
163.30"
(4,147.82mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 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/