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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2016
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2012 1917
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Oct–Nov 2016
2-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2012 1917
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1985
Sep–Nov 2016
3-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2012 1939
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1985
Ties: 1920
Aug–Nov 2016
4-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2014 1952
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1971, 1974
Jul–Nov 2016
5-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2014 1952
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jun–Nov 2016
6-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2004
Ties: 1995
May–Nov 2016
7-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2004
Ties: 1990
Apr–Nov 2016
8-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1977
Mar–Nov 2016
9-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2014 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Ties: 1920
Feb–Nov 2016
10-Month
26.66"
(677.16mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jan–Nov 2016
11-Month
28.70"
(728.98mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2014 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Dec 2015–Nov 2016
12-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2015–Nov 2016
18-Month
50.32"
(1,278.13mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 2014–Nov 2016
24-Month
65.87"
(1,673.10mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 2013–Nov 2016
36-Month
96.35"
(2,447.29mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 2012–Nov 2016
48-Month
128.08"
(3,253.23mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Dec 2011–Nov 2016
60-Month
154.99"
(3,936.75mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
5.33"
(135.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/