Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1969

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1969
1-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009
Sep–Oct 1969
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1994
Aug–Oct 1969
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jul–Oct 1969
4-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Jun–Oct 1969
5-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1941
Ties: 2008
May–Oct 1969
6-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1966 1952
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1941
Apr–Oct 1969
7-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1941
Ties: 1985
Mar–Oct 1969
8-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb–Oct 1969
9-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan–Oct 1969
10-Month
26.10"
(662.94mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Dec 1968–Oct 1969
11-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1969
12-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1968–Oct 1969
18-Month
48.22"
(1,224.79mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1967–Oct 1969
24-Month
61.16"
(1,553.46mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Nov 1966–Oct 1969
36-Month
90.64"
(2,302.26mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1965–Oct 1969
48-Month
117.71"
(2,989.83mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1964–Oct 1969
60-Month
149.06"
(3,786.12mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/