National Rankings

National Data Info
Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), Palmer Hydrological Drought Index (PHDI), and Palmer Modified Drought Index (PMDI) are not offered for multiple-month time scales.

Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1938

View Period (Months):
Download: csv json xml
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1938
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1917
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1966, 1981
Oct–Nov 1938
2-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1917
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Sep–Nov 1938
3-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1939
111th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Aug–Nov 1938
4-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
1952
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Nov 1938
5-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
24th Driest
Driest since:
1952
104th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Nov 1938
6-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
1952
99th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
May–Nov 1938
7-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
40th Driest
Driest since:
1952
88th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
Apr–Nov 1938
8-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1952
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Nov 1938
9-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
61st Driest
Driest since:
1956
67th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Feb–Nov 1938
10-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
72nd Driest
Driest since:
1910
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 2021
Jan–Nov 1938
11-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1910
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1937–Nov 1938
12-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
70th Driest
Driest since:
1931
57th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1961
Jun 1937–Nov 1938
18-Month
45.51"
(1,155.95mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1931
67th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1936–Nov 1938
24-Month
61.33"
(1,557.78mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
81st Driest
Driest since:
1931
45th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1935–Nov 1938
36-Month
87.59"
(2,224.79mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
37th Driest
Driest since:
1956
88th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1934–Nov 1938
48-Month
117.22"
(2,977.39mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
39th Driest
Driest since:
1956
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1933–Nov 1938
60-Month
143.75"
(3,651.25mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1956
106th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

Citing This Page