Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

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
11.97"
(304.04mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1970
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
8.61"
(218.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
11.86"
(301.24mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
15.56"
(395.22mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
24.91"
(632.71mm)
19.54"
(496.32mm)
5.37"
(136.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
23.76"
(603.50mm)
6.19"
(157.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1956
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
27.63"
(701.80mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
36.34"
(923.04mm)
31.30"
(795.02mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
42.29"
(1,074.17mm)
35.23"
(894.84mm)
7.06"
(179.33mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1939
Ties: 1921
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
39.32"
(998.73mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
48.02"
(1,219.71mm)
43.53"
(1,105.66mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1902
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
46.86"
(1,190.24mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
70.52"
(1,791.21mm)
16.04"
(407.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
93.70"
(2,379.98mm)
17.03"
(432.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
153.70"
(3,903.98mm)
140.58"
(3,570.73mm)
13.12"
(333.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1904
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
211.28"
(5,366.51mm)
187.57"
(4,764.28mm)
23.71"
(602.23mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
259.28"
(6,585.71mm)
234.46"
(5,955.28mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/