Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1962
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1986
Ties: 1896, 2010
Aug–Sep 1962
2-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1977
Ties: 1919, 1999, 2011
Jul–Sep 1962
3-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Ties: 1916
Jun–Sep 1962
4-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
May–Sep 1962
5-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Apr–Sep 1962
6-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1915
Mar–Sep 1962
7-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1973
Feb–Sep 1962
8-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1994
Jan–Sep 1962
9-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Dec 1961–Sep 1962
10-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1951
Nov 1961–Sep 1962
11-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Oct 1961–Sep 1962
12-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Apr 1961–Sep 1962
18-Month
46.47"
(1,180.34mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1960–Sep 1962
24-Month
60.24"
(1,530.10mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Oct 1959–Sep 1962
36-Month
90.08"
(2,288.03mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1958–Sep 1962
48-Month
118.30"
(3,004.82mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Oct 1957–Sep 1962
60-Month
151.75"
(3,854.45mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/