Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1992

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1992
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1916
Ties: 1941, 1983
Dec 1991–Jan 1992
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1990 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1932
Nov 1991–Jan 1992
3-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Oct 1991–Jan 1992
4-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1990 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2016
Sep 1991–Jan 1992
5-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1991 1940
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1991–Jan 1992
6-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1940
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Ties: 1941
Jul 1991–Jan 1992
7-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1940
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1991–Jan 1992
8-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1981
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1991–Jan 1992
9-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2016
Apr 1991–Jan 1992
10-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1991 1940
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Mar 1991–Jan 1992
11-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Feb 1991–Jan 1992
12-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Aug 1990–Jan 1992
18-Month
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1955
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1990–Jan 1992
24-Month
63.90"
(1,623.06mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Feb 1989–Jan 1992
36-Month
93.69"
(2,379.73mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Feb 1988–Jan 1992
48-Month
119.67"
(3,039.62mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1987–Jan 1992
60-Month
148.48"
(3,771.39mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/