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 March 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1961
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1986
Aug–Sep 1961
2-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1977
Ties: 1912
Jul–Sep 1961
3-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1915
Ties: 1911
Jun–Sep 1961
4-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1915
May–Sep 1961
5-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1915
Apr–Sep 1961
6-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1915
Mar–Sep 1961
7-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Feb–Sep 1961
8-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1983, 1991
Jan–Sep 1961
9-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1965, 2020
Dec 1960–Sep 1961
10-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1960–Sep 1961
11-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1960–Sep 1961
12-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1960–Sep 1961
18-Month
45.97"
(1,167.64mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1959–Sep 1961
24-Month
60.38"
(1,533.65mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Oct 1958–Sep 1961
36-Month
88.60"
(2,250.44mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1957–Sep 1961
48-Month
122.05"
(3,100.07mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1956–Sep 1961
60-Month
153.00"
(3,886.20mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/