Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1983
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1952
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2009
Ties: 1937
Sep–Oct 1983
2-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1982 1952
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2018
Ties: 1951, 2017
Aug–Oct 1983
3-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Jul–Oct 1983
4-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Jun–Oct 1983
5-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Ties: 1938
May–Oct 1983
6-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Apr–Oct 1983
7-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Ties: 1968
Mar–Oct 1983
8-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Ties: 1979
Feb–Oct 1983
9-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan–Oct 1983
10-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1982–Oct 1983
11-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Nov 1982–Oct 1983
12-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
May 1982–Oct 1983
18-Month
51.16"
(1,299.46mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Nov 1981–Oct 1983
24-Month
65.68"
(1,668.27mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Nov 1980–Oct 1983
36-Month
94.55"
(2,401.57mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Nov 1979–Oct 1983
48-Month
123.69"
(3,141.73mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Nov 1978–Oct 1983
60-Month
157.37"
(3,997.20mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
7.71"
(195.84mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/