Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1945

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1945
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1916
Dec 1944–Jan 1945
2-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Nov 1944–Jan 1945
3-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Ties: 2015
Oct 1944–Jan 1945
4-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Sep 1944–Jan 1945
5-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1944–Jan 1945
6-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Ties: 1936
Jul 1944–Jan 1945
7-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1944–Jan 1945
8-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1944–Jan 1945
9-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Apr 1944–Jan 1945
10-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2016
Mar 1944–Jan 1945
11-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1974
Feb 1944–Jan 1945
12-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1974
Ties: 2012
Aug 1943–Jan 1945
18-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Feb 1943–Jan 1945
24-Month
57.00"
(1,447.80mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Feb 1942–Jan 1945
36-Month
88.98"
(2,260.09mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1942 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1945
48-Month
121.29"
(3,080.77mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Feb 1940–Jan 1945
60-Month
151.85"
(3,856.99mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/