Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 1909
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1932
Ties: 1993
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1971
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1971
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1992
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
10.56"
(268.22mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
15.27"
(387.86mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1920
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
21.48"
(545.59mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1920
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
23.87"
(606.30mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1920
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1920
Ties: 1977
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
27.14"
(689.36mm)
7.97"
(202.43mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1920
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
51.14"
(1,298.96mm)
40.09"
(1,018.29mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1920
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
60.46"
(1,535.68mm)
54.33"
(1,379.98mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2017
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
87.02"
(2,210.31mm)
81.48"
(2,069.59mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
116.46"
(2,958.08mm)
108.52"
(2,756.41mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
143.15"
(3,636.01mm)
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/