Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2006
1-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2009
Ties: 2015
Sep–Oct 2006
2-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Aug–Oct 2006
3-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jul–Oct 2006
4-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
Jun–Oct 2006
5-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2005 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1941
May–Oct 2006
6-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1952
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Apr–Oct 2006
7-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1941
Mar–Oct 2006
8-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2001 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Feb–Oct 2006
9-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jan–Oct 2006
10-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2005–Oct 2006
11-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Nov 2005–Oct 2006
12-Month
29.30"
(744.22mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
May 2005–Oct 2006
18-Month
45.20"
(1,148.08mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Nov 2004–Oct 2006
24-Month
60.23"
(1,529.84mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Nov 2003–Oct 2006
36-Month
93.05"
(2,363.47mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2004 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Nov 2002–Oct 2006
48-Month
123.57"
(3,138.68mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2005 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Nov 2001–Oct 2006
60-Month
152.43"
(3,871.72mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/