Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1928
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1924 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Ties: 2012, 2013
Sep–Oct 1928
2-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1922 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2018
Aug–Oct 1928
3-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1924 1952
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2018
Ties: 1932, 1995, 2007
Jul–Oct 1928
4-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1927 1952
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1941
Jun–Oct 1928
5-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1927 1952
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
May–Oct 1928
6-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1927 1952
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1941
Apr–Oct 1928
7-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1927 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1941
Mar–Oct 1928
8-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2009
Feb–Oct 1928
9-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2018
Jan–Oct 1928
10-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1998
Dec 1927–Oct 1928
11-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2017
Nov 1927–Oct 1928
12-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1973
May 1927–Oct 1928
18-Month
47.54"
(1,207.52mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2016
Nov 1926–Oct 1928
24-Month
63.21"
(1,605.53mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2017
Nov 1925–Oct 1928
36-Month
92.43"
(2,347.72mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1975
Nov 1924–Oct 1928
48-Month
119.56"
(3,036.82mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1998
Nov 1923–Oct 1928
60-Month
146.80"
(3,728.72mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/