Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974, 2018
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Ties: 2015
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 2011
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1919
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
18.70"
(474.98mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1988 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1988 2011
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
21.96"
(557.78mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
43.44"
(1,103.38mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1941
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
61.07"
(1,551.18mm)
54.21"
(1,376.93mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1942
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
84.98"
(2,158.49mm)
81.38"
(2,067.05mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
114.14"
(2,899.16mm)
108.50"
(2,755.90mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2018
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
141.60"
(3,596.64mm)
135.53"
(3,442.46mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/