Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1932
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1936 1909
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1932
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1932
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
19.19"
(487.43mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1925 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
26.77"
(679.96mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
30.01"
(762.25mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
32.70"
(830.58mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1966
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
34.94"
(887.48mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1974
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
49.48"
(1,256.79mm)
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1974
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
63.80"
(1,620.52mm)
69.90"
(1,775.46mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2017
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
95.47"
(2,424.94mm)
104.84"
(2,662.94mm)
-9.37"
(-238.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
133.21"
(3,383.53mm)
139.66"
(3,547.36mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
162.65"
(4,131.31mm)
174.43"
(4,430.52mm)
-11.78"
(-299.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/