Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2011
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1916
Dec 2010–Jan 2011
2-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2001 1981
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Ties: 1900, 1929
Nov 2010–Jan 2011
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Ties: 1994
Oct 2010–Jan 2011
4-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Sep 2010–Jan 2011
5-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1940
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2010–Jan 2011
6-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2001 1940
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1948
Jul 2010–Jan 2011
7-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1940
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–Jan 2011
8-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1980
May 2010–Jan 2011
9-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Ties: 1994
Apr 2010–Jan 2011
10-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2009 1940
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Mar 2010–Jan 2011
11-Month
28.39"
(721.11mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1974
Feb 2010–Jan 2011
12-Month
30.40"
(772.16mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1974
Aug 2009–Jan 2011
18-Month
47.25"
(1,200.15mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 1955
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2020
Feb 2009–Jan 2011
24-Month
63.72"
(1,618.49mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2020
Feb 2008–Jan 2011
36-Month
94.35"
(2,396.49mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Feb 2007–Jan 2011
48-Month
123.52"
(3,137.41mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Feb 2006–Jan 2011
60-Month
152.95"
(3,884.93mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2020

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