Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2020
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2008
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 2008
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
10.04"
(255.02mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
13.02"
(330.71mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
15.57"
(395.48mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.63"
(-117.61mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
21.09"
(535.69mm)
-6.53"
(-165.87mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1929
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
24.61"
(625.09mm)
34.87"
(885.70mm)
-10.26"
(-260.61mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
-10.18"
(-258.57mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1992 2014
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
57.88"
(1,470.15mm)
69.57"
(1,767.08mm)
-11.69"
(-296.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 2015
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
86.84"
(2,205.74mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 1991
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999

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