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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2002
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
35th Driest
Driest since:
1917
94th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 2019, 2020
Oct–Nov 2002
2-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
95th Driest
Driest since:
1917
34th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Sep–Nov 2002
3-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
1939
30th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Aug–Nov 2002
4-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1952
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Ties: 1975
Jul–Nov 2002
5-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
70th Driest
Driest since:
1952
59th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Nov 2002
6-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
57th Driest
Driest since:
1952
72nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
May–Nov 2002
7-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest
Driest since:
1952
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
Apr–Nov 2002
8-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1952
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Nov 2002
9-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
48th Driest
Driest since:
1956
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Feb–Nov 2002
10-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
33rd Driest
Driest since:
1910
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Nov 2002
11-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1910
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 2001–Nov 2002
12-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
31st Driest
Driest since:
1931
97th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1964
Jun 2001–Nov 2002
18-Month
43.56"
(1,106.42mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
34th Driest
Driest since:
1931
94th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 2000–Nov 2002
24-Month
56.78"
(1,442.21mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1931
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1999–Nov 2002
36-Month
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
14th Driest
Driest since:
1956
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1998–Nov 2002
48-Month
113.84"
(2,891.54mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
13th Driest
Driest since:
1956
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1997–Nov 2002
60-Month
147.96"
(3,758.18mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1956
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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