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 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2019
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1916
Dec 2018–Jan 2019
2-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Nov 2018–Jan 2019
3-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 1916
Oct 2018–Jan 2019
4-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2018–Jan 2019
5-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–Jan 2019
6-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–Jan 2019
7-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–Jan 2019
8-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2018–Jan 2019
9-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Apr 2018–Jan 2019
10-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Mar 2018–Jan 2019
11-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1974
Feb 2018–Jan 2019
12-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 2017–Jan 2019
18-Month
48.71"
(1,237.23mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
4.57"
(116.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1955
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2019
24-Month
66.28"
(1,683.51mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2019
36-Month
98.90"
(2,512.06mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2019
48-Month
133.70"
(3,395.98mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
13.94"
(354.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2014–Jan 2019
60-Month
165.01"
(4,191.25mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/