Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1981
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 1938, 1966
Oct–Nov 1981
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1985
Sep–Nov 1981
3-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1939
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1985
Ties: 2014
Aug–Nov 1981
4-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul–Nov 1981
5-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Ties: 1961, 1975
Jun–Nov 1981
6-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2004
May–Nov 1981
7-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Ties: 1982
Apr–Nov 1981
8-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2015
Mar–Nov 1981
9-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Feb–Nov 1981
10-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–Nov 1981
11-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1980–Nov 1981
12-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1980–Nov 1981
18-Month
42.39"
(1,076.71mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1979–Nov 1981
24-Month
57.68"
(1,465.07mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1978–Nov 1981
36-Month
91.10"
(2,313.94mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1977–Nov 1981
48-Month
121.43"
(3,084.32mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Dec 1976–Nov 1981
60-Month
150.51"
(3,822.95mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/