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 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2010
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Sep–Oct 2010
2-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2018
Aug–Oct 2010
3-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2003 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2018
Ties: 1968
Jul–Oct 2010
4-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Ties: 1925
Jun–Oct 2010
5-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2008 1952
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Ties: 1975
May–Oct 2010
6-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2008 1952
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Ties: 1993
Apr–Oct 2010
7-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2008 1952
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1941
Mar–Oct 2010
8-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2008 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Feb–Oct 2010
9-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2018
Ties: 1920
Jan–Oct 2010
10-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Ties: 1958
Dec 2009–Oct 2010
11-Month
29.78"
(756.41mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2017
Nov 2009–Oct 2010
12-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1973
May 2009–Oct 2010
18-Month
50.32"
(1,278.13mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Nov 2008–Oct 2010
24-Month
63.79"
(1,620.27mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
Ties: 1999
Nov 2007–Oct 2010
36-Month
94.61"
(2,403.09mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1975
Nov 2006–Oct 2010
48-Month
124.45"
(3,161.03mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Nov 2005–Oct 2010
60-Month
153.75"
(3,905.25mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1997

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