Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1957
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Aug–Sep 1957
2-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1977
Jul–Sep 1957
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1915
Ties: 1980
Jun–Sep 1957
4-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1915
May–Sep 1957
5-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1915
Apr–Sep 1957
6-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1915
Mar–Sep 1957
7-Month
21.38"
(543.05mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Feb–Sep 1957
8-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan–Sep 1957
9-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Dec 1956–Sep 1957
10-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Nov 1956–Sep 1957
11-Month
28.95"
(735.33mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1989
Oct 1956–Sep 1957
12-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Apr 1956–Sep 1957
18-Month
44.26"
(1,124.20mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Oct 1955–Sep 1957
24-Month
57.17"
(1,452.12mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Oct 1954–Sep 1957
36-Month
84.60"
(2,148.84mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Oct 1953–Sep 1957
48-Month
110.66"
(2,810.76mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-9.12"
(-231.65mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Oct 1952–Sep 1957
60-Month
138.31"
(3,513.07mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-11.35"
(-288.29mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/