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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1913

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1913
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
93rd Driest
Driest since:
1952
36th Wettest
Wettest since:
2009
Ties: 1997
Sep–Oct 1913
2-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1952
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Oct 1913
3-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
81st Driest
Driest since:
1952
48th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Ties: 1927
Jul–Oct 1913
4-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
65th Driest
Driest since:
1952
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Jun–Oct 1913
5-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1952
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
May–Oct 1913
6-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1952
88th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1925, 2011
Apr–Oct 1913
7-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
1952
100th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Mar–Oct 1913
8-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1956
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Feb–Oct 1913
9-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1934
87th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Oct 1913
10-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1934
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1912–Oct 1913
11-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1931
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1971
Nov 1912–Oct 1913
12-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
35th Driest
Driest since:
1934
93rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1912–Oct 1913
18-Month
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1931
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1911–Oct 1913
24-Month
60.76"
(1,543.30mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
72nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
55th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1910–Oct 1913
36-Month
88.67"
(2,252.22mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1956
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1909–Oct 1913
48-Month
115.68"
(2,938.27mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1956
100th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1908–Oct 1913
60-Month
144.72"
(3,675.89mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
19th Driest
Driest since:
1934
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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