Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1983
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1986
Aug–Sep 1983
2-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1977
Jul–Sep 1983
3-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Jun–Sep 1983
4-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
May–Sep 1983
5-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Ties: 1901, 1914
Apr–Sep 1983
6-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Mar–Sep 1983
7-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Ties: 1989
Feb–Sep 1983
8-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1961, 1991
Jan–Sep 1983
9-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1982–Sep 1983
10-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Nov 1982–Sep 1983
11-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1982–Sep 1983
12-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1982–Sep 1983
18-Month
51.07"
(1,297.18mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1981–Sep 1983
24-Month
66.17"
(1,680.72mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Oct 1980–Sep 1983
36-Month
93.81"
(2,382.77mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1979–Sep 1983
48-Month
123.28"
(3,131.31mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Oct 1978–Sep 1983
60-Month
155.87"
(3,959.10mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/