Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1987
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1917
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Ties: 2003
Oct–Nov 1987
2-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1980 1917
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1985
Ties: 1908
Sep–Nov 1987
3-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1939
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1985
Ties: 2012
Aug–Nov 1987
4-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Nov 1987
5-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Nov 1987
6-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2004
May–Nov 1987
7-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2004
Apr–Nov 1987
8-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2015
Mar–Nov 1987
9-Month
21.64"
(549.66mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Feb–Nov 1987
10-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan–Nov 1987
11-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1986–Nov 1987
12-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1976 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1986–Nov 1987
18-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1985–Nov 1987
24-Month
58.98"
(1,498.09mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1984–Nov 1987
36-Month
89.98"
(2,285.49mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1983–Nov 1987
48-Month
122.33"
(3,107.18mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1982–Nov 1987
60-Month
157.41"
(3,998.21mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/