Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

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
2.46"
(62.48mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1909
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1932
Ties: 1926, 2013
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1971
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1992
Ties: 1989
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1971
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1992
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
10.56"
(268.22mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
15.27"
(387.86mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1920
Ties: 1896
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
21.48"
(545.59mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1920
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
23.92"
(607.57mm)
23.87"
(606.30mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1920
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
24.76"
(628.90mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1920
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
27.14"
(689.36mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1920
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
35.90"
(911.86mm)
40.09"
(1,018.29mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1920
Ties: 2001
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
49.20"
(1,249.68mm)
54.33"
(1,379.98mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
80.96"
(2,056.38mm)
81.48"
(2,069.59mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
107.53"
(2,731.26mm)
108.52"
(2,756.41mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
138.60"
(3,520.44mm)
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/