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Precipitation Rankings, October 1965

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PeriodValue1901-2000
Mean
AnomalyRank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1965
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1952
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
2009
Sep–Oct 1965
2-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
1952
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Aug–Oct 1965
3-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1952
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Oct 1965
4-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
79th Driest
Driest since:
1952
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1946
Jun–Oct 1965
5-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
1952
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1984
May–Oct 1965
6-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
74th Driest
Driest since:
1952
55th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Apr–Oct 1965
7-Month
18.98"
(482.09mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
80th Driest
Driest since:
1952
49th Wettest
Wettest since:
1941
Ties: 1907
Mar–Oct 1965
8-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
63rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
66th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1994
Feb–Oct 1965
9-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
70th Driest
Driest since:
1934
59th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1972
Jan–Oct 1965
10-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
1934
60th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1909
Dec 1964–Oct 1965
11-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
89th Driest
Driest since:
1931
39th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1964–Oct 1965
12-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
1934
38th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1964–Oct 1965
18-Month
45.79"
(1,163.07mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
56th Driest
Driest since:
1931
72nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1963–Oct 1965
24-Month
60.04"
(1,525.02mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1931
67th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1921
Nov 1962–Oct 1965
36-Month
85.23"
(2,164.84mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
16th Driest
Driest since:
1956
110th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1961–Oct 1965
48-Month
115.48"
(2,933.19mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1960–Oct 1965
60-Month
145.40"
(3,693.16mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1934
97th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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