Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1959
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1956 1917
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1941
Oct–Nov 1959
2-Month
5.22"
(132.59mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 1917
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1985
Ties: 1896
Sep–Nov 1959
3-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 1939
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1985
Aug–Nov 1959
4-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Nov 1959
5-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Jun–Nov 1959
6-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2004
May–Nov 1959
7-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2004
Apr–Nov 1959
8-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Mar–Nov 1959
9-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Feb–Nov 1959
10-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1994, 2008, 2011
Jan–Nov 1959
11-Month
28.38"
(720.85mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1912
Dec 1958–Nov 1959
12-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–Nov 1959
18-Month
45.72"
(1,161.29mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1970
Dec 1957–Nov 1959
24-Month
61.01"
(1,549.65mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1956–Nov 1959
36-Month
94.48"
(2,399.79mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1955–Nov 1959
48-Month
120.10"
(3,050.54mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1954–Nov 1959
60-Month
147.60"
(3,749.04mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/