Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Ties: 1915, 2013
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 2017
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
29.65"
(753.11mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
31.82"
(808.23mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
58.42"
(1,483.87mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
90.51"
(2,298.95mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
120.78"
(3,067.81mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
152.82"
(3,881.63mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/