Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1983
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1916
Ties: 1941, 1992
Dec 1982–Jan 1983
2-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Ties: 1979
Nov 1982–Jan 1983
3-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Oct 1982–Jan 1983
4-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Sep 1982–Jan 1983
5-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1982–Jan 1983
6-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1993
Jul 1982–Jan 1983
7-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1927
Jun 1982–Jan 1983
8-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1982–Jan 1983
9-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Apr 1982–Jan 1983
10-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Mar 1982–Jan 1983
11-Month
30.87"
(784.10mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1982–Jan 1983
12-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1981–Jan 1983
18-Month
48.30"
(1,226.82mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1955
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1981–Jan 1983
24-Month
64.92"
(1,648.97mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1983
36-Month
91.52"
(2,324.61mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1983
48-Month
123.61"
(3,139.69mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Feb 1978–Jan 1983
60-Month
153.88"
(3,908.55mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/