Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1943
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Dec 1942–Jan 1943
2-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1932
Ties: 1968
Nov 1942–Jan 1943
3-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1942 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1937
Oct 1942–Jan 1943
4-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Sep 1942–Jan 1943
5-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1942–Jan 1943
6-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1942–Jan 1943
7-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1942–Jan 1943
8-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1942–Jan 1943
9-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Apr 1942–Jan 1943
10-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Mar 1942–Jan 1943
11-Month
29.98"
(761.49mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1974
Feb 1942–Jan 1943
12-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1974
Ties: 1962
Aug 1941–Jan 1943
18-Month
47.80"
(1,214.12mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1942 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1943
24-Month
64.29"
(1,632.97mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1942 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1940–Jan 1943
36-Month
94.85"
(2,409.19mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2020
Feb 1939–Jan 1943
48-Month
120.62"
(3,063.75mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Ties: 1979
Feb 1938–Jan 1943
60-Month
150.74"
(3,828.80mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/