Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Ties: 1916, 1991
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1990
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Ties: 1992
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Ties: 1929, 1989
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2017
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1973
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
49.84"
(1,265.94mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
64.54"
(1,639.32mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
92.07"
(2,338.58mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1975
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
119.25"
(3,028.95mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
149.86"
(3,806.44mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 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/