Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1896
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1986
Ties: 1962, 2010
Aug–Sep 1896
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
95th Wettest Wettest to Date 1977
Ties: 1931
Jul–Sep 1896
3-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Jun–Sep 1896
4-Month
10.64"
(270.26mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
May–Sep 1896
5-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Apr–Sep 1896
6-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1915
Ties: 1926, 1929, 1951
Mar–Sep 1896
7-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Sep 1896
8-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Sep 1896
9-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–Sep 1896
10-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
58th Driest Driest to Date 1931
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1895–Sep 1896
11-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1934
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1895–Sep 1896
12-Month
28.95"
(735.33mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1934
90th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1895–Sep 1896
18-Month
43.88"
(1,114.55mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/