Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1933, 1988
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1952
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974, 2018
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1919
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1919
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1919
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
18.70"
(474.98mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
19.63"
(498.60mm)
21.96"
(557.78mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
21.84"
(554.74mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1964 2011
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1941
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
35.07"
(890.78mm)
43.44"
(1,103.38mm)
-8.37"
(-212.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
47.36"
(1,202.94mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1942
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
77.15"
(1,959.61mm)
81.38"
(2,067.05mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
106.10"
(2,694.94mm)
108.50"
(2,755.90mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
135.74"
(3,447.80mm)
135.53"
(3,442.46mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1968 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/