Statewide Rankings

Statewide Data Info
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Precipitation Rankings, October 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1997
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1917
62nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1962
Sep–Oct 1997
2-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
2020
39th Wettest
Wettest since:
1962
Ties: 1927
Aug–Oct 1997
3-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
88th Driest
Driest since:
1995, 2002
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
1962
Jul–Oct 1997
4-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
94th Driest
Driest since:
2002, 2020
35th Wettest
Wettest since:
1962
Ties: 1923
Jun–Oct 1997
5-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
103rd Driest
Driest since:
2002
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1982
Ties: 1981
May–Oct 1997
6-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
2002
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1957
Apr–Oct 1997
7-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
54th Driest
Driest since:
2002
75th Wettest
Wettest since:
1963
Ties: 1913
Mar–Oct 1997
8-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
2008
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Feb–Oct 1997
9-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1966
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Jan–Oct 1997
10-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
52nd Driest
Driest since:
2022
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1996–Oct 1997
11-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
19.87"
(504.70mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1977
36th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Nov 1996–Oct 1997
12-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
22.44"
(569.98mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
96th Driest
Driest since:
1977
32nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
May 1996–Oct 1997
18-Month
30.42"
(772.67mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
102nd Driest
Driest since:
1977
26th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Ties: 1927
Nov 1995–Oct 1997
24-Month
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1977
16th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Nov 1994–Oct 1997
36-Month
87.94"
(2,233.68mm)
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
20.65"
(524.51mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
2022
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
1984
Nov 1993–Oct 1997
48-Month
102.88"
(2,613.15mm)
89.47"
(2,272.54mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
109th Driest
Driest since:
2015
16th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Nov 1992–Oct 1997
60-Month
132.71"
(3,370.83mm)
111.65"
(2,835.91mm)
21.06"
(534.92mm)
113th Driest
Driest since:
1991
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
1999

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