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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1943
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
37th Driest
Driest since:
1952
92nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2009
Ties: 1931, 1950
Sep–Oct 1943
2-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1952
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Oct 1943
3-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
1952
119th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Oct 1943
4-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
9th Driest
Driest since:
1952
120th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Jun–Oct 1943
5-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1952
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
May–Oct 1943
6-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
33rd Driest
Driest since:
1952
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Apr–Oct 1943
7-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1952
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Mar–Oct 1943
8-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
35th Driest
Driest since:
1956
94th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Feb–Oct 1943
9-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
20th Driest
Driest since:
1934
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Oct 1943
10-Month
23.63"
(600.20mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1934
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1942–Oct 1943
11-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
35th Driest
Driest since:
1931
93rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1942–Oct 1943
12-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
38th Driest
Driest since:
1934
90th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1942–Oct 1943
18-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
62nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
66th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1941–Oct 1943
24-Month
59.49"
(1,511.05mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
55th Driest
Driest since:
1931
72nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1940–Oct 1943
36-Month
93.52"
(2,375.41mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
98th Driest
Driest since:
1956
28th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1939–Oct 1943
48-Month
121.05"
(3,074.67mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
1956
56th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1938–Oct 1943
60-Month
148.23"
(3,765.04mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1934
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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