Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1991
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2009
Ties: 1916, 1942
Sep–Oct 1991
2-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1989 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2018
Aug–Oct 1991
3-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2018
Ties: 1980
Jul–Oct 1991
4-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1941
Jun–Oct 1991
5-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1941
Ties: 1908
May–Oct 1991
6-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1941
Apr–Oct 1991
7-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1990 1952
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1979
Mar–Oct 1991
8-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Feb–Oct 1991
9-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan–Oct 1991
10-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Ties: 2015
Dec 1990–Oct 1991
11-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Nov 1990–Oct 1991
12-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1906
May 1990–Oct 1991
18-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1989–Oct 1991
24-Month
62.42"
(1,585.47mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Ties: 1992
Nov 1988–Oct 1991
36-Month
93.26"
(2,368.80mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Nov 1987–Oct 1991
48-Month
119.72"
(3,040.89mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1990 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1986–Oct 1991
60-Month
148.25"
(3,765.55mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/