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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, April 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2022
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2021 1987
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1957
Mar–Apr 2022
2-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2021 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1973
Feb–Apr 2022
3-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2021 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Ties: 1914
Jan–Apr 2022
4-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 1910
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Ties: 1924
Dec 2021–Apr 2022
5-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983
Nov 2021–Apr 2022
6-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1983
Oct 2021–Apr 2022
7-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2021 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2021–Apr 2022
8-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2021–Apr 2022
9-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
21.33"
(541.78mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jul 2021–Apr 2022
10-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
24.12"
(612.65mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2021 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1913, 1970
Jun 2021–Apr 2022
11-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
27.04"
(686.82mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2021 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1965
May 2021–Apr 2022
12-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
29.95"
(760.73mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Nov 2020–Apr 2022
18-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
May 2020–Apr 2022
24-Month
58.56"
(1,487.42mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2014 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
May 2019–Apr 2022
36-Month
92.68"
(2,354.07mm)
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1955
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
May 2018–Apr 2022
48-Month
128.94"
(3,275.08mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2019
May 2017–Apr 2022
60-Month
159.35"
(4,047.49mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
9.72"
(246.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/