Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1909

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1909
1-Month
2.74"
(69.60mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1908 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1916
Dec 1908–Jan 1909
2-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1932
Nov 1908–Jan 1909
3-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1905 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2016
Oct 1908–Jan 1909
4-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2016
Sep 1908–Jan 1909
5-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1908–Jan 1909
6-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jul 1908–Jan 1909
7-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1908–Jan 1909
8-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
May 1908–Jan 1909
9-Month
23.04"
(585.22mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1905 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2016
Apr 1908–Jan 1909
10-Month
25.73"
(653.54mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2016
Mar 1908–Jan 1909
11-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1974
Ties: 2007
Feb 1908–Jan 1909
12-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1908 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1974
Aug 1907–Jan 1909
18-Month
44.57"
(1,132.08mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1905 1955
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Feb 1907–Jan 1909
24-Month
60.73"
(1,542.54mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1905 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Feb 1906–Jan 1909
36-Month
93.79"
(2,382.27mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Feb 1905–Jan 1909
48-Month
126.74"
(3,219.20mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
6.98"
(177.30mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1908 1957
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1904–Jan 1909
60-Month
155.06"
(3,938.52mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1908 1957
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1946

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/