Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1946
1-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Ties: 2014
Aug–Sep 1946
2-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1977
Ties: 1958, 1997
Jul–Sep 1946
3-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1915
Ties: 1949, 1998, 2020
Jun–Sep 1946
4-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1915
Ties: 1932, 1944, 1991, 1994
May–Sep 1946
5-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1915
Apr–Sep 1946
6-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1915
Mar–Sep 1946
7-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Ties: 1972
Feb–Sep 1946
8-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan–Sep 1946
9-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Dec 1945–Sep 1946
10-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1943 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Nov 1945–Sep 1946
11-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Oct 1945–Sep 1946
12-Month
30.29"
(769.37mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Apr 1945–Sep 1946
18-Month
48.71"
(1,237.23mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1984
Oct 1944–Sep 1946
24-Month
62.46"
(1,586.48mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Oct 1943–Sep 1946
36-Month
92.08"
(2,338.83mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Oct 1942–Sep 1946
48-Month
121.26"
(3,080.00mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1977
Oct 1941–Sep 1946
60-Month
153.44"
(3,897.38mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.78"
(96.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/