Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1928
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1916
Dec 1927–Jan 1928
2-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1932
Nov 1927–Jan 1928
3-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1926 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2016
Ties: 1924
Oct 1927–Jan 1928
4-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1925 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2016
Sep 1927–Jan 1928
5-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1925 1940
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1927–Jan 1928
6-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1927–Jan 1928
7-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 2009
Jun 1927–Jan 1928
8-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1926 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1901, 1976
May 1927–Jan 1928
9-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2016
Apr 1927–Jan 1928
10-Month
26.26"
(667.00mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1927 1940
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2016
Mar 1927–Jan 1928
11-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1974
Feb 1927–Jan 1928
12-Month
31.57"
(801.88mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1974
Aug 1926–Jan 1928
18-Month
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1927 1955
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1974
Ties: 1994
Feb 1926–Jan 1928
24-Month
61.92"
(1,572.77mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1927 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Feb 1925–Jan 1928
36-Month
88.95"
(2,259.33mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1999
Feb 1924–Jan 1928
48-Month
115.76"
(2,940.30mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Ties: 1905
Feb 1923–Jan 1928
60-Month
147.00"
(3,733.80mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/