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 September 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2008
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1983
Oct–Nov 2008
2-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1985
Sep–Nov 2008
3-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2007 1939
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1985
Aug–Nov 2008
4-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Ties: 1913, 1995
Jul–Nov 2008
5-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jun–Nov 2008
6-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2004
May–Nov 2008
7-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Apr–Nov 2008
8-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2015
Mar–Nov 2008
9-Month
23.72"
(602.49mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1973
Feb–Nov 2008
10-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Ties: 1959, 1994, 2011
Jan–Nov 2008
11-Month
28.40"
(721.36mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Dec 2007–Nov 2008
12-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jun 2007–Nov 2008
18-Month
46.05"
(1,169.67mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1968
Dec 2006–Nov 2008
24-Month
60.15"
(1,527.81mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2005–Nov 2008
36-Month
89.69"
(2,278.13mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Dec 2004–Nov 2008
48-Month
119.66"
(3,039.36mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2003 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Ties: 1991
Dec 2003–Nov 2008
60-Month
153.11"
(3,888.99mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2007 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/