Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1980
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1986
Aug–Sep 1980
2-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977
Jul–Sep 1980
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Ties: 1957
Jun–Sep 1980
4-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
May–Sep 1980
5-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Apr–Sep 1980
6-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Mar–Sep 1980
7-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Ties: 1926
Feb–Sep 1980
8-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–Sep 1980
9-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1979–Sep 1980
10-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1979–Sep 1980
11-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1929
Oct 1979–Sep 1980
12-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1979–Sep 1980
18-Month
47.11"
(1,196.59mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1978–Sep 1980
24-Month
62.06"
(1,576.32mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Oct 1977–Sep 1980
36-Month
93.73"
(2,380.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1976–Sep 1980
48-Month
121.31"
(3,081.27mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Oct 1975–Sep 1980
60-Month
149.40"
(3,794.76mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

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