Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1913

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1913
1-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1912 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1916
Dec 1912–Jan 1913
2-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1912 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1932
Nov 1912–Jan 1913
3-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2016
Oct 1912–Jan 1913
4-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2016
Sep 1912–Jan 1913
5-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1911 1940
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Aug 1912–Jan 1913
6-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1911 1940
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1968
Jul 1912–Jan 1913
7-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1911 1940
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1937, 1971
Jun 1912–Jan 1913
8-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
May 1912–Jan 1913
9-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1912 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Apr 1912–Jan 1913
10-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1912 1940
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Mar 1912–Jan 1913
11-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1974
Feb 1912–Jan 1913
12-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1912 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1974
Aug 1911–Jan 1913
18-Month
46.71"
(1,186.43mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1912 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1911–Jan 1913
24-Month
60.43"
(1,534.92mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1912 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1910–Jan 1913
36-Month
85.63"
(2,175.00mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2020
Feb 1909–Jan 1913
48-Month
116.23"
(2,952.24mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2020
Feb 1908–Jan 1913
60-Month
146.95"
(3,732.53mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/