Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2001
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009
Sep–Oct 2001
2-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Aug–Oct 2001
3-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Ties: 1933
Jul–Oct 2001
4-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1941
Jun–Oct 2001
5-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1941
May–Oct 2001
6-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1941
Apr–Oct 2001
7-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1941
Mar–Oct 2001
8-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2000 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2009
Ties: 1962
Feb–Oct 2001
9-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Jan–Oct 2001
10-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Dec 2000–Oct 2001
11-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
Nov 2000–Oct 2001
12-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1973
May 2000–Oct 2001
18-Month
43.47"
(1,104.14mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2016
Ties: 1981, 2012
Nov 1999–Oct 2001
24-Month
55.66"
(1,413.76mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2017
Nov 1998–Oct 2001
36-Month
85.67"
(2,176.02mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1975
Nov 1997–Oct 2001
48-Month
119.45"
(3,034.03mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Nov 1996–Oct 2001
60-Month
153.00"
(3,886.20mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/