Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1985
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1986
Aug–Sep 1985
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Jul–Sep 1985
3-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1915
Ties: 1993
Jun–Sep 1985
4-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1915
May–Sep 1985
5-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1915
Apr–Sep 1985
6-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1915
Mar–Sep 1985
7-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Feb–Sep 1985
8-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan–Sep 1985
9-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1984–Sep 1985
10-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1984–Sep 1985
11-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1984–Sep 1985
12-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1905
Apr 1984–Sep 1985
18-Month
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1983–Sep 1985
24-Month
63.16"
(1,604.26mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Oct 1982–Sep 1985
36-Month
97.03"
(2,464.56mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1981–Sep 1985
48-Month
129.33"
(3,284.98mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1980–Sep 1985
60-Month
156.97"
(3,987.04mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
7.31"
(185.68mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/