Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1963
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Sep–Oct 1963
2-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2018
Aug–Oct 1963
3-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2018
Jul–Oct 1963
4-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Ties: 1895
Jun–Oct 1963
5-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
May–Oct 1963
6-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Apr–Oct 1963
7-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 1952
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
Mar–Oct 1963
8-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Feb–Oct 1963
9-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2018
Jan–Oct 1963
10-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Dec 1962–Oct 1963
11-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2017
Nov 1962–Oct 1963
12-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1973
May 1962–Oct 1963
18-Month
41.15"
(1,045.21mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2016
Nov 1961–Oct 1963
24-Month
55.44"
(1,408.18mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2017
Nov 1960–Oct 1963
36-Month
85.36"
(2,168.14mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975
Nov 1959–Oct 1963
48-Month
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Nov 1958–Oct 1963
60-Month
144.29"
(3,664.97mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-5.37"
(-136.39mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/