Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
20.90"
(530.86mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
24.88"
(631.95mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
28.74"
(730.00mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
34.66"
(880.36mm)
32.39"
(822.71mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
35.86"
(910.84mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
40.06"
(1,017.52mm)
39.27"
(997.46mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
73.47"
(1,866.14mm)
62.86"
(1,596.64mm)
10.61"
(269.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
94.11"
(2,390.39mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1998
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
137.82"
(3,500.63mm)
126.01"
(3,200.65mm)
11.81"
(299.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
186.80"
(4,744.72mm)
168.05"
(4,268.47mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
230.54"
(5,855.72mm)
209.99"
(5,333.75mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/