Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1933

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1933
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1916
Dec 1932–Jan 1933
2-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Nov 1932–Jan 1933
3-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Ties: 1923
Oct 1932–Jan 1933
4-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Sep 1932–Jan 1933
5-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Aug 1932–Jan 1933
6-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1932–Jan 1933
7-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jun 1932–Jan 1933
8-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
May 1932–Jan 1933
9-Month
22.76"
(578.10mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Apr 1932–Jan 1933
10-Month
24.90"
(632.46mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Mar 1932–Jan 1933
11-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1931 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1974
Feb 1932–Jan 1933
12-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1974
Aug 1931–Jan 1933
18-Month
45.29"
(1,150.37mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1932 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Feb 1931–Jan 1933
24-Month
58.65"
(1,489.71mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1932 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Feb 1930–Jan 1933
36-Month
83.21"
(2,113.53mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020
Feb 1929–Jan 1933
48-Month
113.58"
(2,884.93mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020
Feb 1928–Jan 1933
60-Month
144.16"
(3,661.66mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020
Ties: 1915

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/