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 January 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1910

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1910
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1908 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1916
Ties: 1967
Dec 1909–Jan 1910
2-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1909 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1932
Nov 1909–Jan 1910
3-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1909 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Oct 1909–Jan 1910
4-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1909 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Ties: 1924
Sep 1909–Jan 1910
5-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1909 1940
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Aug 1909–Jan 1910
6-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1909 1940
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Ties: 1970
Jul 1909–Jan 1910
7-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1909 1940
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1909–Jan 1910
8-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1909 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
May 1909–Jan 1910
9-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1909 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2016
Apr 1909–Jan 1910
10-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2016
Mar 1909–Jan 1910
11-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1974
Feb 1909–Jan 1910
12-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1908 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1974
Aug 1908–Jan 1910
18-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1955
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Feb 1908–Jan 1910
24-Month
61.32"
(1,557.53mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1909 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Feb 1907–Jan 1910
36-Month
91.33"
(2,319.78mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Feb 1906–Jan 1910
48-Month
124.39"
(3,159.51mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
4.63"
(117.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1908 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Feb 1905–Jan 1910
60-Month
157.34"
(3,996.44mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
7.71"
(195.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1909 1957
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/