Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1982
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2009
Ties: 1962
Sep–Oct 1982
2-Month
4.78"
(121.41mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2018
Aug–Oct 1982
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2018
Jul–Oct 1982
4-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1941
Jun–Oct 1982
5-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1941
May–Oct 1982
6-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1941
Apr–Oct 1982
7-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1941
Mar–Oct 1982
8-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2009
Feb–Oct 1982
9-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2018
Jan–Oct 1982
10-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1981–Oct 1982
11-Month
29.52"
(749.81mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Nov 1981–Oct 1982
12-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
May 1981–Oct 1982
18-Month
49.52"
(1,257.81mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Nov 1980–Oct 1982
24-Month
60.40"
(1,534.16mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Nov 1979–Oct 1982
36-Month
89.54"
(2,274.32mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1975
Nov 1978–Oct 1982
48-Month
123.22"
(3,129.79mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Nov 1977–Oct 1982
60-Month
153.81"
(3,906.77mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/