Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1955
1-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Ties: 1910
Sep–Oct 1955
2-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Aug–Oct 1955
3-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1976
Jul–Oct 1955
4-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Jun–Oct 1955
5-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1954 1952
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Ties: 1999
May–Oct 1955
6-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1952
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Apr–Oct 1955
7-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1952
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Mar–Oct 1955
8-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1897, 1918
Feb–Oct 1955
9-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Oct 1955
10-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1901
Dec 1954–Oct 1955
11-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Nov 1954–Oct 1955
12-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1954–Oct 1955
18-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-4.69"
(-119.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1953–Oct 1955
24-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1952–Oct 1955
36-Month
82.64"
(2,099.06mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-7.22"
(-183.38mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1951–Oct 1955
48-Month
109.93"
(2,792.22mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-9.85"
(-250.19mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1955
60-Month
139.66"
(3,547.36mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/