Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1937
1-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Dec 1936–Jan 1937
2-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Nov 1936–Jan 1937
3-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Ties: 1943
Oct 1936–Jan 1937
4-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Sep 1936–Jan 1937
5-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1936 1940
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Aug 1936–Jan 1937
6-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1936 1940
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1936–Jan 1937
7-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1936 1940
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1913, 1971
Jun 1936–Jan 1937
8-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
May 1936–Jan 1937
9-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2016
Apr 1936–Jan 1937
10-Month
23.33"
(592.58mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1940
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2016
Ties: 1898
Mar 1936–Jan 1937
11-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1974
Feb 1936–Jan 1937
12-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1974
Aug 1935–Jan 1937
18-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1937
24-Month
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1918
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Feb 1934–Jan 1937
36-Month
84.38"
(2,143.25mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2020
Feb 1933–Jan 1937
48-Month
111.45"
(2,830.83mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-8.31"
(-211.07mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1932–Jan 1937
60-Month
140.89"
(3,578.61mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-8.74"
(-221.99mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/