Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1957
1-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Ties: 1990
Sep–Oct 1957
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Aug–Oct 1957
3-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jul–Oct 1957
4-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Ties: 1907, 1932
Jun–Oct 1957
5-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
May–Oct 1957
6-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–Oct 1957
7-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–Oct 1957
8-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
3.23"
(82.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Feb–Oct 1957
9-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1973
Jan–Oct 1957
10-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1956–Oct 1957
11-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2017
Nov 1956–Oct 1957
12-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
May 1956–Oct 1957
18-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Nov 1955–Oct 1957
24-Month
57.89"
(1,470.41mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2017
Nov 1954–Oct 1957
36-Month
85.01"
(2,159.25mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Nov 1953–Oct 1957
48-Month
111.91"
(2,842.51mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Nov 1952–Oct 1957
60-Month
140.53"
(3,569.46mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-9.13"
(-231.90mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/