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 August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1900
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Ties: 1972
Sep–Oct 1900
2-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Oct 1900
3-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Oct 1900
4-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Jun–Oct 1900
5-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
May–Oct 1900
6-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1941
Apr–Oct 1900
7-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Ties: 2016
Mar–Oct 1900
8-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Feb–Oct 1900
9-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 1927
Jan–Oct 1900
10-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1899–Oct 1900
11-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Nov 1899–Oct 1900
12-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
May 1899–Oct 1900
18-Month
45.82"
(1,163.83mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1898–Oct 1900
24-Month
59.29"
(1,505.97mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2017
Nov 1897–Oct 1900
36-Month
89.73"
(2,279.14mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1975
Nov 1896–Oct 1900
48-Month
119.15"
(3,026.41mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1895–Oct 1900
60-Month
149.17"
(3,788.92mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1934
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/