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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1905
1-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
59th Driest
Driest since:
1952
70th Wettest
Wettest since:
2009
Ties: 1920
Sep–Oct 1905
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1952
62nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Oct 1905
3-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
61st Driest
Driest since:
1952
68th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Ties: 1936
Jul–Oct 1905
4-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
1952
32nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Jun–Oct 1905
5-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
1952
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
May–Oct 1905
6-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
115th Driest
Driest since:
1952
14th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1941
Ties: 1959
Apr–Oct 1905
7-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1952
11th Wettest
Wettest to Date
1941
Mar–Oct 1905
8-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
120th Driest
Driest since:
1956
9th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Feb–Oct 1905
9-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
120th Driest
Driest since:
1934
9th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Jan–Oct 1905
10-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1934
11th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Dec 1904–Oct 1905
11-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1931
16th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Ties: 2004
Nov 1904–Oct 1905
12-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
88th Driest
Driest since:
1934
40th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1904–Oct 1905
18-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
72nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1903–Oct 1905
24-Month
59.33"
(1,506.98mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
51st Driest
Driest since:
1931
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1971
Nov 1902–Oct 1905
36-Month
91.34"
(2,320.04mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
77th Driest
Driest since:
1956
49th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Nov 1901–Oct 1905
48-Month
120.10"
(3,050.54mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
59th Driest
Driest since:
1956
66th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2019
Nov 1900–Oct 1905
60-Month
147.71"
(3,751.83mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1934
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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