Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1962
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1952
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2009
Ties: 1982
Sep–Oct 1962
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1952
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Aug–Oct 1962
3-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Ties: 1929
Jul–Oct 1962
4-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Ties: 1902
Jun–Oct 1962
5-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
May–Oct 1962
6-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Ties: 1994
Apr–Oct 1962
7-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1941
Ties: 1999
Mar–Oct 1962
8-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Ties: 2001
Feb–Oct 1962
9-Month
22.76"
(578.10mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jan–Oct 1962
10-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Ties: 1985
Dec 1961–Oct 1962
11-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Nov 1961–Oct 1962
12-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Ties: 1950
May 1961–Oct 1962
18-Month
46.50"
(1,181.10mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Nov 1960–Oct 1962
24-Month
60.17"
(1,528.32mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Nov 1959–Oct 1962
36-Month
88.91"
(2,258.31mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1961 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1975
Nov 1958–Oct 1962
48-Month
119.10"
(3,025.14mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Nov 1957–Oct 1962
60-Month
151.32"
(3,843.53mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/