Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1902
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Sep–Oct 1902
2-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Aug–Oct 1902
3-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2018
Jul–Oct 1902
4-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 1962
Jun–Oct 1902
5-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
May–Oct 1902
6-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 1916
Apr–Oct 1902
7-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1941
Ties: 1978
Mar–Oct 1902
8-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2009
Ties: 1971
Feb–Oct 1902
9-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2018
Jan–Oct 1902
10-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Ties: 1948
Dec 1901–Oct 1902
11-Month
27.31"
(693.67mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2017
Nov 1901–Oct 1902
12-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1973
May 1901–Oct 1902
18-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2016
Nov 1900–Oct 1902
24-Month
56.37"
(1,431.80mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2017
Nov 1899–Oct 1902
36-Month
87.32"
(2,217.93mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Nov 1898–Oct 1902
48-Month
115.66"
(2,937.76mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Nov 1897–Oct 1902
60-Month
146.10"
(3,710.94mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/