Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1903
1-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1986
Ties: 2015
Aug–Sep 1903
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1977
Jul–Sep 1903
3-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1902 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1915
Ties: 1902
Jun–Sep 1903
4-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1915
Ties: 1969
May–Sep 1903
5-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1915
Ties: 1902
Apr–Sep 1903
6-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1915
Mar–Sep 1903
7-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1973
Ties: 1967
Feb–Sep 1903
8-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1902 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jan–Sep 1903
9-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1902–Sep 1903
10-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1902–Sep 1903
11-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1902–Sep 1903
12-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1945, 1996
Apr 1902–Sep 1903
18-Month
48.04"
(1,220.22mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1901–Sep 1903
24-Month
60.51"
(1,536.95mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1902 1918
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1972
Oct 1900–Sep 1903
36-Month
89.36"
(2,269.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1899–Sep 1903
48-Month
119.97"
(3,047.24mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1898–Sep 1903
60-Month
148.40"
(3,769.36mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/