Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1978
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Oct–Nov 1978
2-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1985
Sep–Nov 1978
3-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1976 1939
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1985
Aug–Nov 1978
4-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Nov 1978
5-Month
11.67"
(296.42mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jun–Nov 1978
6-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2004
May–Nov 1978
7-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2004
Apr–Nov 1978
8-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Mar–Nov 1978
9-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Ties: 1921, 1940
Feb–Nov 1978
10-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1921, 1937
Jan–Nov 1978
11-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Dec 1977–Nov 1978
12-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1977–Nov 1978
18-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1976–Nov 1978
24-Month
59.41"
(1,509.01mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Dec 1975–Nov 1978
36-Month
86.47"
(2,196.34mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Dec 1974–Nov 1978
48-Month
119.81"
(3,043.17mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Dec 1973–Nov 1978
60-Month
151.10"
(3,837.94mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/