Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1911

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1911
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1910 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1916
Ties: 1923, 1952
Dec 1910–Jan 1911
2-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1932
Ties: 1957, 1990
Nov 1910–Jan 1911
3-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1905 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Oct 1910–Jan 1911
4-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Sep 1910–Jan 1911
5-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1909 1940
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Aug 1910–Jan 1911
6-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Ties: 1963
Jul 1910–Jan 1911
7-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1902 1940
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Ties: 2001
Jun 1910–Jan 1911
8-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
May 1910–Jan 1911
9-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1918
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Apr 1910–Jan 1911
10-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1940
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Mar 1910–Jan 1911
11-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1974
Feb 1910–Jan 1911
12-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1974
Aug 1909–Jan 1911
18-Month
39.13"
(993.90mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1955
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1909–Jan 1911
24-Month
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1918
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1908–Jan 1911
36-Month
86.52"
(2,197.61mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1907–Jan 1911
48-Month
116.53"
(2,959.86mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1906–Jan 1911
60-Month
149.59"
(3,799.59mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1906 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/