Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1983
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
8.87"
(225.30mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1971
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
10.69"
(271.53mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1971
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1941
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
13.21"
(335.53mm)
4.63"
(117.61mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2016
Ties: 2005
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
16.18"
(410.97mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2019
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
8.78"
(223.01mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
23.72"
(602.49mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
27.10"
(688.34mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
40.03"
(1,016.76mm)
37.87"
(961.90mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
57.33"
(1,456.18mm)
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
87.23"
(2,215.64mm)
81.47"
(2,069.34mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
112.44"
(2,855.98mm)
108.57"
(2,757.68mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
143.24"
(3,638.30mm)
135.54"
(3,442.72mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

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