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 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1921
1-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2009
Sep–Oct 1921
2-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2018
Aug–Oct 1921
3-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2018
Jul–Oct 1921
4-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Jun–Oct 1921
5-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
May–Oct 1921
6-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Apr–Oct 1921
7-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1917 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1941
Ties: 1964
Mar–Oct 1921
8-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1918 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2009
Ties: 1999
Feb–Oct 1921
9-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2018
Ties: 1911
Jan–Oct 1921
10-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1998
Dec 1920–Oct 1921
11-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1918 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2017
Nov 1920–Oct 1921
12-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1973
Ties: 1980
May 1920–Oct 1921
18-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1918 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2016
Nov 1919–Oct 1921
24-Month
60.04"
(1,525.02mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2017
Ties: 1965
Nov 1918–Oct 1921
36-Month
92.17"
(2,341.12mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1975
Nov 1917–Oct 1921
48-Month
118.58"
(3,011.93mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1920 1956
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1998
Nov 1916–Oct 1921
60-Month
145.01"
(3,683.25mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/