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 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2020
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2019 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Ties: 2002, 2019
Oct–Nov 2020
2-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1917
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1985
Ties: 1897, 2007
Sep–Nov 2020
3-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2017 1939
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1985
Ties: 1958
Aug–Nov 2020
4-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jul–Nov 2020
5-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jun–Nov 2020
6-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
May–Nov 2020
7-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Ties: 1960
Apr–Nov 2020
8-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Mar–Nov 2020
9-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Feb–Nov 2020
10-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Nov 2020
11-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2019–Nov 2020
12-Month
30.87"
(784.10mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1937
Jun 2019–Nov 2020
18-Month
47.36"
(1,202.94mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–Nov 2020
24-Month
66.37"
(1,685.80mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2017–Nov 2020
36-Month
99.36"
(2,523.74mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2016–Nov 2020
48-Month
132.80"
(3,373.12mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
13.02"
(330.71mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2015–Nov 2020
60-Month
165.56"
(4,205.22mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
15.90"
(403.86mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/