Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1983 1952
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 1952
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1984 1952
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1952
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1984 1952
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1941
Ties: 1993, 2013
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1952
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1983 1952
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1941
Ties: 1969
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1962
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
63.73"
(1,618.74mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
97.88"
(2,486.15mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1983 1956
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
129.41"
(3,287.01mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
158.28"
(4,020.31mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
12th 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/