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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2019
1-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2009
Sep–Oct 2019
2-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Aug–Oct 2019
3-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul–Oct 2019
4-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1941
Jun–Oct 2019
5-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1941
May–Oct 2019
6-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–Oct 2019
7-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Mar–Oct 2019
8-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Oct 2019
9-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Oct 2019
10-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2018–Oct 2019
11-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2018–Oct 2019
12-Month
36.27"
(921.26mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2018–Oct 2019
18-Month
55.28"
(1,404.11mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2017–Oct 2019
24-Month
68.17"
(1,731.52mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2019
36-Month
101.74"
(2,584.20mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
11.88"
(301.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2019
48-Month
136.10"
(3,456.94mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2014–Oct 2019
60-Month
167.99"
(4,266.95mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
18.33"
(465.59mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/