Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1998
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Oct–Nov 1998
2-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1917
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1985
Sep–Nov 1998
3-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1939
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1985
Aug–Nov 1998
4-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Nov 1998
5-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Nov 1998
6-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
May–Nov 1998
7-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
Ties: 1898, 1928
Apr–Nov 1998
8-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1994 1952
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2015
Mar–Nov 1998
9-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1973
Feb–Nov 1998
10-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jan–Nov 1998
11-Month
31.81"
(807.97mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1997–Nov 1998
12-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1997–Nov 1998
18-Month
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1996–Nov 1998
24-Month
66.96"
(1,700.78mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1995–Nov 1998
36-Month
99.62"
(2,530.35mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.76"
(247.91mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1994–Nov 1998
48-Month
132.25"
(3,359.15mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1993–Nov 1998
60-Month
162.64"
(4,131.06mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
12.98"
(329.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1956
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/