Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1966
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Ties: 1992
Sep–Oct 1966
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2018
Aug–Oct 1966
3-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1964 1952
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2018
Jul–Oct 1966
4-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1964 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Ties: 1976
Jun–Oct 1966
5-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1963 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
May–Oct 1966
6-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1952
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Apr–Oct 1966
7-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 1952
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Mar–Oct 1966
8-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb–Oct 1966
9-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1917
Jan–Oct 1966
10-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1965–Oct 1966
11-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1963 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1965–Oct 1966
12-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1965–Oct 1966
18-Month
43.53"
(1,105.66mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1964–Oct 1966
24-Month
58.42"
(1,483.87mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1963–Oct 1966
36-Month
87.11"
(2,212.59mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1965 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1962–Oct 1966
48-Month
112.30"
(2,852.42mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1957 1956
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1961–Oct 1966
60-Month
142.55"
(3,620.77mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-7.11"
(-180.59mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1957 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/