Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1941
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Ties: 1983, 1992
Dec 1940–Jan 1941
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1932
Nov 1940–Jan 1941
3-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2016
Oct 1940–Jan 1941
4-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Sep 1940–Jan 1941
5-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 2015
Aug 1940–Jan 1941
6-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1992
Jul 1940–Jan 1941
7-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1915, 1968
Jun 1940–Jan 1941
8-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
May 1940–Jan 1941
9-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2016
Apr 1940–Jan 1941
10-Month
25.31"
(642.87mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2016
Mar 1940–Jan 1941
11-Month
27.58"
(700.53mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Feb 1940–Jan 1941
12-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1974
Aug 1939–Jan 1941
18-Month
41.29"
(1,048.77mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1940 1955
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Feb 1939–Jan 1941
24-Month
56.33"
(1,430.78mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Ties: 1936
Feb 1938–Jan 1941
36-Month
86.45"
(2,195.83mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999
Feb 1937–Jan 1941
48-Month
115.42"
(2,931.67mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1936–Jan 1941
60-Month
143.47"
(3,644.14mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1939

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/