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 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1901
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1895 1952
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Ties: 1953
Sep–Oct 1901
2-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Ties: 1999
Aug–Oct 1901
3-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Jul–Oct 1901
4-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 1964
Jun–Oct 1901
5-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 2011
May–Oct 1901
6-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Apr–Oct 1901
7-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Mar–Oct 1901
8-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1895 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Feb–Oct 1901
9-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Jan–Oct 1901
10-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Ties: 1955
Dec 1900–Oct 1901
11-Month
25.24"
(641.10mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2017
Nov 1900–Oct 1901
12-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1973
May 1900–Oct 1901
18-Month
44.26"
(1,124.20mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2016
Nov 1899–Oct 1901
24-Month
58.56"
(1,487.42mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2017
Nov 1898–Oct 1901
36-Month
86.90"
(2,207.26mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Nov 1897–Oct 1901
48-Month
117.34"
(2,980.44mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Nov 1896–Oct 1901
60-Month
146.76"
(3,727.70mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/