Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Ties: 1967
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Ties: 1997
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Ties: 1995
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
58.66"
(1,489.96mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
88.85"
(2,256.79mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
121.07"
(3,075.18mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
152.78"
(3,880.61mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/