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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1908
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1981
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1916
Ties: 1934
Dec 1907–Jan 1908
2-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1932
Ties: 1956, 1980
Nov 1907–Jan 1908
3-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1905 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Ties: 1915, 1985, 2002
Oct 1907–Jan 1908
4-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Sep 1907–Jan 1908
5-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Aug 1907–Jan 1908
6-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jul 1907–Jan 1908
7-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1907–Jan 1908
8-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
May 1907–Jan 1908
9-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1905 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Ties: 2014
Apr 1907–Jan 1908
10-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Mar 1907–Jan 1908
11-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1974
Feb 1907–Jan 1908
12-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1905 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1974
Ties: 2022
Aug 1906–Jan 1908
18-Month
46.51"
(1,181.35mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1906 1955
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1906–Jan 1908
24-Month
63.07"
(1,601.98mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1906 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1905–Jan 1908
36-Month
96.02"
(2,438.91mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1907 1957
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1904–Jan 1908
48-Month
124.34"
(3,158.24mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1907 1957
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1903–Jan 1908
60-Month
153.24"
(3,892.30mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/