Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1903
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2009
Ties: 1940
Sep–Oct 1903
2-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1897 1952
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2018
Aug–Oct 1903
3-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1899 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2018
Ties: 1896
Jul–Oct 1903
4-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1941
Jun–Oct 1903
5-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1941
May–Oct 1903
6-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1941
Ties: 2020
Apr–Oct 1903
7-Month
17.78"
(451.61mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1901 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1941
Mar–Oct 1903
8-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Feb–Oct 1903
9-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jan–Oct 1903
10-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Dec 1902–Oct 1903
11-Month
29.02"
(737.11mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1902–Oct 1903
12-Month
32.01"
(813.05mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1902–Oct 1903
18-Month
47.96"
(1,218.18mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1901–Oct 1903
24-Month
60.77"
(1,543.56mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1900–Oct 1903
36-Month
88.38"
(2,244.85mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Nov 1899–Oct 1903
48-Month
119.33"
(3,030.98mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1898–Oct 1903
60-Month
147.67"
(3,750.82mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019

Citing This Page

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