Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1947
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Sep–Oct 1947
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 2000
Aug–Oct 1947
3-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jul–Oct 1947
4-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 1952
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Jun–Oct 1947
5-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
May–Oct 1947
6-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1952
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Apr–Oct 1947
7-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 1952
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Mar–Oct 1947
8-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Feb–Oct 1947
9-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan–Oct 1947
10-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Dec 1946–Oct 1947
11-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Nov 1946–Oct 1947
12-Month
29.60"
(751.84mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
May 1946–Oct 1947
18-Month
46.74"
(1,187.20mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Nov 1945–Oct 1947
24-Month
60.61"
(1,539.49mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Nov 1944–Oct 1947
36-Month
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1975
Nov 1943–Oct 1947
48-Month
122.50"
(3,111.50mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1942–Oct 1947
60-Month
151.48"
(3,847.59mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/