Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1960
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1986
Ties: 1963
Aug–Sep 1960
2-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1977
Ties: 1902
Jul–Sep 1960
3-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1915
Ties: 1908, 1909, 2002
Jun–Sep 1960
4-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1915
May–Sep 1960
5-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1915
Apr–Sep 1960
6-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1915
Mar–Sep 1960
7-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1973
Feb–Sep 1960
8-Month
20.14"
(511.56mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jan–Sep 1960
9-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1970
Dec 1959–Sep 1960
10-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1959–Sep 1960
11-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Oct 1959–Sep 1960
12-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1959–Sep 1960
18-Month
46.32"
(1,176.53mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1958–Sep 1960
24-Month
58.06"
(1,474.72mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Oct 1957–Sep 1960
36-Month
91.51"
(2,324.35mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Oct 1956–Sep 1960
48-Month
122.46"
(3,110.48mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Oct 1955–Sep 1960
60-Month
148.68"
(3,776.47mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/