Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1963
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1986
Ties: 1960
Aug–Sep 1963
2-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1977
Jul–Sep 1963
3-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
Jun–Sep 1963
4-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
May–Sep 1963
5-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
Apr–Sep 1963
6-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1915
Mar–Sep 1963
7-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1973
Feb–Sep 1963
8-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jan–Sep 1963
9-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1962–Sep 1963
10-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1962–Sep 1963
11-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1962–Sep 1963
12-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Apr 1962–Sep 1963
18-Month
42.29"
(1,074.17mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1961–Sep 1963
24-Month
56.26"
(1,429.00mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Oct 1960–Sep 1963
36-Month
86.80"
(2,204.72mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1959–Sep 1963
48-Month
116.64"
(2,962.66mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1958–Sep 1963
60-Month
144.86"
(3,679.44mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/