Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1914

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1914
1-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1912 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1916
Dec 1913–Jan 1914
2-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1932
Nov 1913–Jan 1914
3-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1913 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2016
Ties: 1921, 2006
Oct 1913–Jan 1914
4-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1913 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2016
Sep 1913–Jan 1914
5-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1913 1940
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Aug 1913–Jan 1914
6-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1913 1940
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1913–Jan 1914
7-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1913 1940
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1913–Jan 1914
8-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1913 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
May 1913–Jan 1914
9-Month
22.53"
(572.26mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1912 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2016
Apr 1913–Jan 1914
10-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1911 1940
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2016
Mar 1913–Jan 1914
11-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1974
Feb 1913–Jan 1914
12-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1912 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1974
Aug 1912–Jan 1914
18-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1912 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020
Feb 1912–Jan 1914
24-Month
60.87"
(1,546.10mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1911–Jan 1914
36-Month
89.90"
(2,283.46mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Feb 1910–Jan 1914
48-Month
115.10"
(2,923.54mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020
Feb 1909–Jan 1914
60-Month
145.70"
(3,700.78mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/