Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1951
1-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 1952
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Ties: 1975
Sep–Oct 1951
2-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1950 1952
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 1983, 2017
Aug–Oct 1951
3-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 1952
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jul–Oct 1951
4-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Jun–Oct 1951
5-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
May–Oct 1951
6-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Apr–Oct 1951
7-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1948 1952
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1941
Mar–Oct 1951
8-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Feb–Oct 1951
9-Month
23.36"
(593.34mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jan–Oct 1951
10-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Dec 1950–Oct 1951
11-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1951
12-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
May 1950–Oct 1951
18-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1949–Oct 1951
24-Month
59.98"
(1,523.49mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1948–Oct 1951
36-Month
92.85"
(2,358.39mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1947–Oct 1951
48-Month
122.33"
(3,107.18mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Nov 1946–Oct 1951
60-Month
151.93"
(3,859.02mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/