Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1915

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1915
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1914 1981
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1916
Ties: 1907
Dec 1914–Jan 1915
2-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1914 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1932
Ties: 1982, 2013
Nov 1914–Jan 1915
3-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1913 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2016
Ties: 1908, 1985, 2002
Oct 1914–Jan 1915
4-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1913 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2016
Ties: 1962
Sep 1914–Jan 1915
5-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1913 1940
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Aug 1914–Jan 1915
6-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1913 1940
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jul 1914–Jan 1915
7-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1911 1940
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Ties: 1941, 1968
Jun 1914–Jan 1915
8-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
May 1914–Jan 1915
9-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1912 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2016
Apr 1914–Jan 1915
10-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1914 1940
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2016
Ties: 1951
Mar 1914–Jan 1915
11-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1912 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1974
Feb 1914–Jan 1915
12-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1912 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1974
Aug 1913–Jan 1915
18-Month
43.73"
(1,110.74mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1914 1955
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1974
Feb 1913–Jan 1915
24-Month
58.53"
(1,486.66mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1912 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1974
Feb 1912–Jan 1915
36-Month
89.93"
(2,284.22mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1999
Feb 1911–Jan 1915
48-Month
118.96"
(3,021.58mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1914 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Feb 1910–Jan 1915
60-Month
144.16"
(3,661.66mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Ties: 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/