Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Ties: 2007
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1918, 1923
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1981
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1965
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1912
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
18.80"
(477.52mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Ties: 2013
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
48.38"
(1,228.85mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1920
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
63.84"
(1,621.54mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2017
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
92.90"
(2,359.66mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1975
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
121.88"
(3,095.75mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
152.39"
(3,870.71mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/