Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1986 1909
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1932
Ties: 1929
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1932
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
19.19"
(487.43mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1949
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1984 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
26.77"
(679.96mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
30.01"
(762.25mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
29.68"
(753.87mm)
32.70"
(830.58mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Ties: 1926
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
34.94"
(887.48mm)
-3.48"
(-88.40mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1974
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
47.60"
(1,209.04mm)
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1974
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
69.15"
(1,756.41mm)
69.90"
(1,775.46mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
108.85"
(2,764.79mm)
104.84"
(2,662.94mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1993
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
145.41"
(3,693.41mm)
139.66"
(3,547.36mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
181.83"
(4,618.48mm)
174.43"
(4,430.52mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/