Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1943
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009
Ties: 1931, 1950
Sep–Oct 1943
2-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Aug–Oct 1943
3-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1938 1952
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Oct 1943
4-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Jun–Oct 1943
5-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
May–Oct 1943
6-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Apr–Oct 1943
7-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Mar–Oct 1943
8-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009
Feb–Oct 1943
9-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jan–Oct 1943
10-Month
23.63"
(600.20mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Dec 1942–Oct 1943
11-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2017
Nov 1942–Oct 1943
12-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1973
May 1942–Oct 1943
18-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Nov 1941–Oct 1943
24-Month
59.49"
(1,511.05mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2017
Nov 1940–Oct 1943
36-Month
93.52"
(2,375.41mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1975
Nov 1939–Oct 1943
48-Month
121.05"
(3,074.67mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1942 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Nov 1938–Oct 1943
60-Month
148.23"
(3,765.04mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/