Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1976
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1975 1952
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Sep–Oct 1976
2-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1974 1952
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Ties: 2007
Aug–Oct 1976
3-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1964 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Ties: 1955
Jul–Oct 1976
4-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Ties: 1966
Jun–Oct 1976
5-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
May–Oct 1976
6-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1952
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Ties: 1911
Apr–Oct 1976
7-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1952
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Mar–Oct 1976
8-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1948
Feb–Oct 1976
9-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Oct 1976
10-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1975–Oct 1976
11-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1975–Oct 1976
12-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1975–Oct 1976
18-Month
45.58"
(1,157.73mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1974–Oct 1976
24-Month
61.47"
(1,561.34mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1915
Nov 1973–Oct 1976
36-Month
93.75"
(2,381.25mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1972–Oct 1976
48-Month
128.52"
(3,264.41mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1974 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1971–Oct 1976
60-Month
159.38"
(4,048.25mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
9.72"
(246.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/