Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1994

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1994
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1993 1952
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep–Oct 1994
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1993 1952
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1969
Aug–Oct 1994
3-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1993 1952
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2018
Ties: 1993
Jul–Oct 1994
4-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1992 1952
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Jun–Oct 1994
5-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1991 1952
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
May–Oct 1994
6-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Ties: 1962
Apr–Oct 1994
7-Month
18.78"
(477.01mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1992 1952
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Mar–Oct 1994
8-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1965
Feb–Oct 1994
9-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan–Oct 1994
10-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Dec 1993–Oct 1994
11-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 1993–Oct 1994
12-Month
29.61"
(752.09mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
May 1993–Oct 1994
18-Month
47.00"
(1,193.80mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 1992–Oct 1994
24-Month
64.21"
(1,630.93mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 1991–Oct 1994
36-Month
94.67"
(2,404.62mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1908
Nov 1990–Oct 1994
48-Month
126.63"
(3,216.40mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Nov 1989–Oct 1994
60-Month
157.09"
(3,990.09mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
7.43"
(188.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/