Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1984

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1984
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1916
Dec 1983–Jan 1984
2-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Ties: 1930, 2007
Nov 1983–Jan 1984
3-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Oct 1983–Jan 1984
4-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1983 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Sep 1983–Jan 1984
5-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Aug 1983–Jan 1984
6-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jul 1983–Jan 1984
7-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1983–Jan 1984
8-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
May 1983–Jan 1984
9-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Apr 1983–Jan 1984
10-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1982 1940
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Mar 1983–Jan 1984
11-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1983–Jan 1984
12-Month
34.03"
(864.36mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Ties: 1958
Aug 1982–Jan 1984
18-Month
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1955
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1982–Jan 1984
24-Month
67.13"
(1,705.10mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1981–Jan 1984
36-Month
98.95"
(2,513.33mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.09"
(230.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1984
48-Month
125.55"
(3,188.97mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1984
60-Month
157.64"
(4,004.06mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
8.01"
(203.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/