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 January 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2013
1-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2012 1981
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1916
Ties: 1991
Dec 2012–Jan 2013
2-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Ties: 1915, 1982, 2020
Nov 2012–Jan 2013
3-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2016
Ties: 1964
Oct 2012–Jan 2013
4-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2011 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2016
Sep 2012–Jan 2013
5-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2011 1940
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Aug 2012–Jan 2013
6-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2011 1940
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2012–Jan 2013
7-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1940
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2012–Jan 2013
8-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Ties: 1896
May 2012–Jan 2013
9-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2016
Apr 2012–Jan 2013
10-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1989 1940
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2016
Mar 2012–Jan 2013
11-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1974
Feb 2012–Jan 2013
12-Month
27.81"
(706.37mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2000 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1974
Aug 2011–Jan 2013
18-Month
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2001 1955
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2011–Jan 2013
24-Month
58.35"
(1,482.09mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2010–Jan 2013
36-Month
88.75"
(2,254.25mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2009–Jan 2013
48-Month
122.07"
(3,100.58mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2009 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2008–Jan 2013
60-Month
152.70"
(3,878.58mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/