Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1916
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1952
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2009
Ties: 1942, 1991
Sep–Oct 1916
2-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1909 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Ties: 1935
Aug–Oct 1916
3-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1910 1952
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jul–Oct 1916
4-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1910 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Jun–Oct 1916
5-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1913 1952
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
May–Oct 1916
6-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1914 1952
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Ties: 1902
Apr–Oct 1916
7-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1913 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1941
Mar–Oct 1916
8-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1911 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Feb–Oct 1916
9-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jan–Oct 1916
10-Month
25.73"
(653.54mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1915–Oct 1916
11-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1915–Oct 1916
12-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Ties: 1990, 1992
May 1915–Oct 1916
18-Month
49.15"
(1,248.41mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Nov 1914–Oct 1916
24-Month
62.51"
(1,587.75mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Nov 1913–Oct 1916
36-Month
91.93"
(2,335.02mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1915 1956
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Nov 1912–Oct 1916
48-Month
120.77"
(3,067.56mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1914 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1911–Oct 1916
60-Month
152.69"
(3,878.33mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.03"
(76.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/