Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1944
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1938 1952
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2009
Sep–Oct 1944
2-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2018
Aug–Oct 1944
3-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1952
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Oct 1944
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1943 1952
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Jun–Oct 1944
5-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
May–Oct 1944
6-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1941
Apr–Oct 1944
7-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1941
Mar–Oct 1944
8-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Feb–Oct 1944
9-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan–Oct 1944
10-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Dec 1943–Oct 1944
11-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1943 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Nov 1943–Oct 1944
12-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1943–Oct 1944
18-Month
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Nov 1942–Oct 1944
24-Month
58.04"
(1,474.22mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Nov 1941–Oct 1944
36-Month
88.55"
(2,249.17mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Nov 1940–Oct 1944
48-Month
122.58"
(3,113.53mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Nov 1939–Oct 1944
60-Month
150.11"
(3,812.79mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/