Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2006
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1916
Ties: 1899, 1975
Dec 2005–Jan 2006
2-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2005 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1932
Ties: 1912, 1962
Nov 2005–Jan 2006
3-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Ties: 1914, 1921
Oct 2005–Jan 2006
4-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Sep 2005–Jan 2006
5-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2002 1940
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Aug 2005–Jan 2006
6-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2004 1940
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2005–Jan 2006
7-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2004 1940
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2005–Jan 2006
8-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
May 2005–Jan 2006
9-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Apr 2005–Jan 2006
10-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2003 1940
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Ties: 1970
Mar 2005–Jan 2006
11-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1974
Feb 2005–Jan 2006
12-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1974
Aug 2004–Jan 2006
18-Month
47.11"
(1,196.59mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
2.97"
(75.43mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2004 1955
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Feb 2004–Jan 2006
24-Month
63.97"
(1,624.84mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2004 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Feb 2003–Jan 2006
36-Month
95.12"
(2,416.05mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Feb 2002–Jan 2006
48-Month
123.49"
(3,136.65mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
3.73"
(94.75mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Feb 2001–Jan 2006
60-Month
152.67"
(3,877.82mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/