Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1979
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1983
Oct–Nov 1979
2-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1917
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1985
Sep–Nov 1979
3-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1978 1939
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1985
Aug–Nov 1979
4-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Nov 1979
5-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1971
Jun–Nov 1979
6-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2004
May–Nov 1979
7-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2004
Apr–Nov 1979
8-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Mar–Nov 1979
9-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Feb–Nov 1979
10-Month
27.58"
(700.53mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Nov 1979
11-Month
30.89"
(784.61mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1978–Nov 1979
12-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1978–Nov 1979
18-Month
47.64"
(1,210.06mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
2.48"
(63.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1977–Nov 1979
24-Month
63.75"
(1,619.25mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1976–Nov 1979
36-Month
92.83"
(2,357.88mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1975–Nov 1979
48-Month
119.89"
(3,045.21mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Dec 1974–Nov 1979
60-Month
153.23"
(3,892.04mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/