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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2020 1952
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2020 1952
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2020 1952
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1952
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1941
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1952
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1941
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2020 1952
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2020 1952
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1941
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
22.67"
(575.82mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2020 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1923
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
26.79"
(680.47mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1960
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
61.68"
(1,566.67mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-Month
97.95"
(2,487.93mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
129.85"
(3,298.19mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1956
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
163.42"
(4,150.87mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
13.76"
(349.51mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/