Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1950
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Ties: 1931, 1943
Sep–Oct 1950
2-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Aug–Oct 1950
3-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jul–Oct 1950
4-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1952
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1979
Jun–Oct 1950
5-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1952
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
May–Oct 1950
6-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Ties: 1977
Apr–Oct 1950
7-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1941
Mar–Oct 1950
8-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Feb–Oct 1950
9-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jan–Oct 1950
10-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Dec 1949–Oct 1950
11-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2017
Nov 1949–Oct 1950
12-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Ties: 1962
May 1949–Oct 1950
18-Month
47.02"
(1,194.31mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Nov 1948–Oct 1950
24-Month
63.12"
(1,603.25mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Nov 1947–Oct 1950
36-Month
92.60"
(2,352.04mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Nov 1946–Oct 1950
48-Month
122.20"
(3,103.88mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Nov 1945–Oct 1950
60-Month
153.21"
(3,891.53mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/