Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1936
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2009
Ties: 1906
Sep–Oct 1936
2-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2018
Aug–Oct 1936
3-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
Ties: 1905
Jul–Oct 1936
4-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1941
Jun–Oct 1936
5-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1952
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
May–Oct 1936
6-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1952
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Ties: 1953
Apr–Oct 1936
7-Month
15.75"
(400.05mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1952
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Mar–Oct 1936
8-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Feb–Oct 1936
9-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan–Oct 1936
10-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Dec 1935–Oct 1936
11-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Nov 1935–Oct 1936
12-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1973
May 1935–Oct 1936
18-Month
43.26"
(1,098.80mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Nov 1934–Oct 1936
24-Month
57.75"
(1,466.85mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
Nov 1933–Oct 1936
36-Month
82.33"
(2,091.18mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-7.53"
(-191.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Nov 1932–Oct 1936
48-Month
111.06"
(2,820.92mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-8.72"
(-221.49mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1998
Nov 1931–Oct 1936
60-Month
142.48"
(3,618.99mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-7.18"
(-182.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/