Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1965

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1965
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1916
Ties: 1951
Dec 1964–Jan 1965
2-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1964 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Ties: 1998
Nov 1964–Jan 1965
3-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1964 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Oct 1964–Jan 1965
4-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1964 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1964–Jan 1965
5-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1991
Aug 1964–Jan 1965
6-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1964–Jan 1965
7-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1964–Jan 1965
8-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1964 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1964–Jan 1965
9-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2016
Apr 1964–Jan 1965
10-Month
25.78"
(654.81mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2016
Mar 1964–Jan 1965
11-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Feb 1964–Jan 1965
12-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Aug 1963–Jan 1965
18-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1955
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Feb 1963–Jan 1965
24-Month
56.73"
(1,440.94mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Feb 1962–Jan 1965
36-Month
84.69"
(2,151.13mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-5.17"
(-131.31mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020
Feb 1961–Jan 1965
48-Month
116.67"
(2,963.42mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1964 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Feb 1960–Jan 1965
60-Month
144.64"
(3,673.86mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/