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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2003
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
93rd Driest
Driest since:
1917
35th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1987
Oct–Nov 2003
2-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
57th Driest
Driest since:
1917
71st Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Ties: 1928, 1962
Sep–Nov 2003
3-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
80th Driest
Driest since:
1939
48th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Ties: 1968, 1995
Aug–Nov 2003
4-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1952
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Nov 2003
5-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
60th Driest
Driest since:
1952
68th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Nov 2003
6-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
75th Driest
Driest since:
1952
53rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
May–Nov 2003
7-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1952
42nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
Apr–Nov 2003
8-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
85th Driest
Driest since:
1952
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Nov 2003
9-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
1956
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Feb–Nov 2003
10-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
1910
31st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Nov 2003
11-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
73rd Driest
Driest since:
1910
55th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1951
Dec 2002–Nov 2003
12-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1931
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1907
Jun 2002–Nov 2003
18-Month
46.36"
(1,177.54mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
77th Driest
Driest since:
1931
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 2001–Nov 2003
24-Month
59.54"
(1,512.32mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
56th Driest
Driest since:
1931
70th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 2000–Nov 2003
36-Month
87.91"
(2,232.91mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
40th Driest
Driest since:
1956
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1999–Nov 2003
48-Month
116.15"
(2,950.21mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
28th Driest
Driest since:
1956
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1998–Nov 2003
60-Month
144.97"
(3,682.24mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-4.69"
(-119.12mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1956
100th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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