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 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2008
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1916
Ties: 1920, 1962
Dec 2007–Jan 2008
2-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2007 1981
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1932
Nov 2007–Jan 2008
3-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2016
Oct 2007–Jan 2008
4-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2016
Sep 2007–Jan 2008
5-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2006 1940
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2007–Jan 2008
6-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1940
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2007–Jan 2008
7-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2004 1940
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–Jan 2008
8-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
May 2007–Jan 2008
9-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2016
Ties: 1930
Apr 2007–Jan 2008
10-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2003 1940
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2016
Mar 2007–Jan 2008
11-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1974
Feb 2007–Jan 2008
12-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1974
Aug 2006–Jan 2008
18-Month
44.92"
(1,140.97mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 1955
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Feb 2006–Jan 2008
24-Month
58.60"
(1,488.44mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Feb 2005–Jan 2008
36-Month
88.59"
(2,250.19mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Feb 2004–Jan 2008
48-Month
122.57"
(3,113.28mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Feb 2003–Jan 2008
60-Month
153.72"
(3,904.49mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/