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 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2010
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1916
Dec 2009–Jan 2010
2-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1932
Nov 2009–Jan 2010
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Oct 2009–Jan 2010
4-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2016
Sep 2009–Jan 2010
5-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1940
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 2009–Jan 2010
6-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 1940
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2009–Jan 2010
7-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1940
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2009–Jan 2010
8-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
May 2009–Jan 2010
9-Month
26.24"
(666.50mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Apr 2009–Jan 2010
10-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2009 1940
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2016
Mar 2009–Jan 2010
11-Month
31.77"
(806.96mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1974
Feb 2009–Jan 2010
12-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1974
Aug 2008–Jan 2010
18-Month
47.62"
(1,209.55mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Feb 2008–Jan 2010
24-Month
63.95"
(1,624.33mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Feb 2007–Jan 2010
36-Month
93.12"
(2,365.25mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Feb 2006–Jan 2010
48-Month
122.55"
(3,112.77mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2020
Feb 2005–Jan 2010
60-Month
152.54"
(3,874.52mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2020

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  • 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/