Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1924

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1924
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1919 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1916
Dec 1923–Jan 1924
2-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1932
Ties: 1906
Nov 1923–Jan 1924
3-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1922 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2016
Ties: 1928
Oct 1923–Jan 1924
4-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1923 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2016
Ties: 1910
Sep 1923–Jan 1924
5-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1923 1940
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1923–Jan 1924
6-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1923 1940
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2019
Jul 1923–Jan 1924
7-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1923 1940
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2019
Jun 1923–Jan 1924
8-Month
20.99"
(533.15mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1923 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
May 1923–Jan 1924
9-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1923 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2016
Apr 1923–Jan 1924
10-Month
26.96"
(684.78mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1923 1940
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Mar 1923–Jan 1924
11-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1923 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Feb 1923–Jan 1924
12-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1923 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1974
Aug 1922–Jan 1924
18-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1923 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2020
Feb 1922–Jan 1924
24-Month
61.54"
(1,563.12mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1923 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2020
Ties: 1991
Feb 1921–Jan 1924
36-Month
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1923 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2020
Feb 1920–Jan 1924
48-Month
121.44"
(3,084.58mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1922 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2020
Feb 1919–Jan 1924
60-Month
153.50"
(3,898.90mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1923 1957
36th 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 November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/