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 July 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
18.40"
(467.36mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1941
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2019
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
23.04"
(585.22mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
27.70"
(703.58mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
49.42"
(1,255.27mm)
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
65.47"
(1,662.94mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
99.83"
(2,535.68mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
131.72"
(3,345.69mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
162.11"
(4,117.59mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/