Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1980 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1963
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1963
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2009
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
14.14"
(359.16mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1980 2000
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2009
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
23.37"
(593.60mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
28.41"
(721.61mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1897
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
35.52"
(902.21mm)
33.18"
(842.77mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
36.91"
(937.51mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1963
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Ties: 2011
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
39.94"
(1,014.48mm)
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1963
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
41.63"
(1,057.40mm)
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1963
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1945
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1945
Ties: 1955
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
64.99"
(1,650.75mm)
72.97"
(1,853.44mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1963
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
87.88"
(2,232.15mm)
99.17"
(2,518.92mm)
-11.29"
(-286.77mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
153.87"
(3,908.30mm)
148.75"
(3,778.25mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
197.90"
(5,026.66mm)
198.43"
(5,040.12mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
239.77"
(6,090.16mm)
247.95"
(6,297.93mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1967
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/