Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1977
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1952
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009
Ties: 1993
Sep–Oct 1977
2-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Aug–Oct 1977
3-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jul–Oct 1977
4-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Jun–Oct 1977
5-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
May–Oct 1977
6-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Ties: 1950
Apr–Oct 1977
7-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1941
Mar–Oct 1977
8-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Feb–Oct 1977
9-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Oct 1977
10-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1976–Oct 1977
11-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1976–Oct 1977
12-Month
27.33"
(694.18mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1976–Oct 1977
18-Month
42.66"
(1,083.56mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1975–Oct 1977
24-Month
55.56"
(1,411.22mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1974–Oct 1977
36-Month
88.80"
(2,255.52mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1973–Oct 1977
48-Month
121.08"
(3,075.43mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Nov 1972–Oct 1977
60-Month
155.85"
(3,958.59mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/