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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1996
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
116th Driest
Driest since:
1917
13th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1934
Oct–Nov 1996
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
113th Driest
Driest since:
1917
16th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Ties: 1941
Sep–Nov 1996
3-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
123rd Driest
Driest since:
1939
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Aug–Nov 1996
4-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1952
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Nov 1996
5-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1952
5th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Nov 1996
6-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
123rd Driest
Driest since:
1952
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
May–Nov 1996
7-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1952
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
Apr–Nov 1996
8-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1952
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Nov 1996
9-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
116th Driest
Driest since:
1956
13th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Ties: 1975
Feb–Nov 1996
10-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1910
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Nov 1996
11-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
115th Driest
Driest since:
1910
14th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1995–Nov 1996
12-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1931
16th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1995–Nov 1996
18-Month
48.40"
(1,229.36mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
105th Driest
Driest since:
1931
23rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1994–Nov 1996
24-Month
65.29"
(1,658.37mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
115th Driest
Driest since:
1931
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1993–Nov 1996
36-Month
95.68"
(2,430.27mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
107th Driest
Driest since:
1956
19th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1992–Nov 1996
48-Month
129.13"
(3,279.90mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
115th Driest
Driest since:
1956
10th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1991–Nov 1996
60-Month
160.37"
(4,073.40mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
10.71"
(272.04mm)
113th Driest
Driest since:
1956
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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