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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1985
1-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1917
2nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct–Nov 1985
2-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
128th Driest
Driest since:
1917
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1985
Sep–Nov 1985
3-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
128th Driest
Driest since:
1939
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1985
Aug–Nov 1985
4-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1952
2nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
2018
Jul–Nov 1985
5-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1952
2nd Wettest
Wettest to Date
2018
Jun–Nov 1985
6-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
125th Driest
Driest since:
1952
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
May–Nov 1985
7-Month
20.54"
(521.72mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1952
10th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
Ties: 2009
Apr–Nov 1985
8-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
108th Driest
Driest since:
1952
21st Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Nov 1985
9-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
105th Driest
Driest since:
1956
24th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Feb–Nov 1985
10-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
101st Driest
Driest since:
1910
28th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Nov 1985
11-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
1910
42nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1984–Nov 1985
12-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
1931
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1984–Nov 1985
18-Month
47.60"
(1,209.04mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
1931
31st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1983–Nov 1985
24-Month
63.35"
(1,609.09mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
1931
28th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1982–Nov 1985
36-Month
98.43"
(2,500.12mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
118th Driest
Driest since:
1956
8th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1981–Nov 1985
48-Month
130.94"
(3,325.88mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
11.16"
(283.47mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1956
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1980–Nov 1985
60-Month
160.06"
(4,065.52mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
10.40"
(264.16mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1956
13th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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