Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1899
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2009
Sep–Oct 1899
2-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2018
Aug–Oct 1899
3-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2018
Jul–Oct 1899
4-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Jun–Oct 1899
5-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
May–Oct 1899
6-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Apr–Oct 1899
7-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Mar–Oct 1899
8-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2009
Feb–Oct 1899
9-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2018
Jan–Oct 1899
10-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Dec 1898–Oct 1899
11-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2017
Nov 1898–Oct 1899
12-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1973
May 1898–Oct 1899
18-Month
45.41"
(1,153.41mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1897–Oct 1899
24-Month
58.78"
(1,493.01mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2017
Nov 1896–Oct 1899
36-Month
88.20"
(2,240.28mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1975
Nov 1895–Oct 1899
48-Month
118.22"
(3,002.79mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1956
78th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/