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, November 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 2020
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2019 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1983
Ties: 2002, 2019
Oct–Nov 2020
2-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1917
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1985
Ties: 1897, 2007
Sep–Nov 2020
3-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2017 1939
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1985
Ties: 1958
Aug–Nov 2020
4-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1948
Jul–Nov 2020
5-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jun–Nov 2020
6-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
May–Nov 2020
7-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Apr–Nov 2020
8-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Mar–Nov 2020
9-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2012 1956
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Ties: 2006
Feb–Nov 2020
10-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Nov 2020
11-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2014 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1942
Dec 2019–Nov 2020
12-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1932
Jun 2019–Nov 2020
18-Month
47.39"
(1,203.71mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–Nov 2020
24-Month
66.40"
(1,686.56mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2017–Nov 2020
36-Month
99.39"
(2,524.51mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.53"
(242.07mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2016–Nov 2020
48-Month
132.83"
(3,373.88mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2015–Nov 2020
60-Month
165.59"
(4,205.99mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
15.93"
(404.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/