Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1934

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1934
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1916
Ties: 1908
Dec 1933–Jan 1934
2-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Ties: 1960
Nov 1933–Jan 1934
3-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Oct 1933–Jan 1934
4-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-1.87"
(-47.49mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1918 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Sep 1933–Jan 1934
5-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1918 1940
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1902
Aug 1933–Jan 1934
6-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1933–Jan 1934
7-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1933–Jan 1934
8-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
May 1933–Jan 1934
9-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Apr 1933–Jan 1934
10-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Mar 1933–Jan 1934
11-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
Feb 1933–Jan 1934
12-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1974
Aug 1932–Jan 1934
18-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1932 1955
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1932–Jan 1934
24-Month
56.51"
(1,435.35mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1932 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1931–Jan 1934
36-Month
85.72"
(2,177.29mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-4.14"
(-105.15mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1933 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Feb 1930–Jan 1934
48-Month
110.28"
(2,801.11mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-9.48"
(-240.79mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1929–Jan 1934
60-Month
140.65"
(3,572.51mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/