Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1999
1-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1916
Dec 1998–Jan 1999
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1932
Nov 1998–Jan 1999
3-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Oct 1998–Jan 1999
4-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1998 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Sep 1998–Jan 1999
5-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1998 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1998–Jan 1999
6-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1940
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1998–Jan 1999
7-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1998 1940
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1998–Jan 1999
8-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1998 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1998–Jan 1999
9-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Apr 1998–Jan 1999
10-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1940
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2016
Mar 1998–Jan 1999
11-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1998 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Feb 1998–Jan 1999
12-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1998 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Aug 1997–Jan 1999
18-Month
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
5.22"
(132.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1974
Feb 1997–Jan 1999
24-Month
66.07"
(1,678.18mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1974
Feb 1996–Jan 1999
36-Month
99.76"
(2,533.90mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Feb 1995–Jan 1999
48-Month
132.09"
(3,355.09mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
12.33"
(313.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1998 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1994–Jan 1999
60-Month
163.65"
(4,156.71mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1998 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/