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 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2005
1-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2009
Ties: 1973
Sep–Oct 2005
2-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Aug–Oct 2005
3-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Ties: 1989
Jul–Oct 2005
4-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Jun–Oct 2005
5-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2001 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
May–Oct 2005
6-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2001 1952
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Apr–Oct 2005
7-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1952
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Mar–Oct 2005
8-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2009
Feb–Oct 2005
9-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Ties: 1974
Jan–Oct 2005
10-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1998
Dec 2004–Oct 2005
11-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2017
Nov 2004–Oct 2005
12-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1973
May 2004–Oct 2005
18-Month
49.89"
(1,267.21mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Nov 2003–Oct 2005
24-Month
63.75"
(1,619.25mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
Nov 2002–Oct 2005
36-Month
94.27"
(2,394.46mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1975
Nov 2001–Oct 2005
48-Month
123.13"
(3,127.50mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Nov 2000–Oct 2005
60-Month
151.84"
(3,856.74mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 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/