Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1982
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1986
Ties: 1938, 1976, 2001, 2019
Aug–Sep 1982
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1977
Ties: 1967
Jul–Sep 1982
3-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Ties: 1904
Jun–Sep 1982
4-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1915
Ties: 1912
May–Sep 1982
5-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1915
Apr–Sep 1982
6-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Ties: 1927
Mar–Sep 1982
7-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Feb–Sep 1982
8-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–Sep 1982
9-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1981–Sep 1982
10-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1981–Sep 1982
11-Month
29.20"
(741.68mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1981–Sep 1982
12-Month
32.30"
(820.42mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1981–Sep 1982
18-Month
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1980–Sep 1982
24-Month
59.94"
(1,522.48mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Oct 1979–Sep 1982
36-Month
89.41"
(2,271.01mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Oct 1978–Sep 1982
48-Month
122.00"
(3,098.80mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 2007
Oct 1977–Sep 1982
60-Month
153.67"
(3,903.22mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/