Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1936
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1916
Dec 1935–Jan 1936
2-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Nov 1935–Jan 1936
3-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1935–Jan 1936
4-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Sep 1935–Jan 1936
5-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1934 1940
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1935–Jan 1936
6-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1940
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1945
Jul 1935–Jan 1936
7-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1940
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1935–Jan 1936
8-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1922
May 1935–Jan 1936
9-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Apr 1935–Jan 1936
10-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1935 1940
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2016
Mar 1935–Jan 1936
11-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1974
Ties: 1972
Feb 1935–Jan 1936
12-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1974
Aug 1934–Jan 1936
18-Month
44.10"
(1,120.14mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1934–Jan 1936
24-Month
56.33"
(1,430.78mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2020
Ties: 1941
Feb 1933–Jan 1936
36-Month
83.40"
(2,118.36mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2020
Feb 1932–Jan 1936
48-Month
112.84"
(2,866.14mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-6.92"
(-175.76mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1931–Jan 1936
60-Month
142.05"
(3,608.07mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/