Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1909
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1935
Ties: 1999
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1997 2022
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1978
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
14.82"
(376.43mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
8.78"
(223.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2021
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
9.43"
(239.52mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 2021
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
8.89"
(225.80mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
31.22"
(792.99mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
46.59"
(1,183.39mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
66.19"
(1,681.23mm)
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 2022
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
92.05"
(2,338.07mm)
69.56"
(1,766.82mm)
22.49"
(571.25mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2015
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
104.84"
(2,662.94mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
18.01"
(457.46mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1933
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/