Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1958

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1958
1-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1916
Ties: 1925
Dec 1957–Jan 1958
2-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 1967
Nov 1957–Jan 1958
3-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Oct 1957–Jan 1958
4-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Sep 1957–Jan 1958
5-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1957 1940
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1957–Jan 1958
6-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1957 1940
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1957–Jan 1958
7-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1957 1940
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1957–Jan 1958
8-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1957–Jan 1958
9-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Apr 1957–Jan 1958
10-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1957 1940
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Mar 1957–Jan 1958
11-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1957–Jan 1958
12-Month
34.03"
(864.36mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Ties: 1984
Aug 1956–Jan 1958
18-Month
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Feb 1956–Jan 1958
24-Month
59.27"
(1,505.46mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1955–Jan 1958
36-Month
87.59"
(2,224.79mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1954–Jan 1958
48-Month
112.89"
(2,867.41mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-6.87"
(-174.49mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Feb 1953–Jan 1958
60-Month
141.10"
(3,583.94mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/