Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1895
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
124th Driest Driest to Date 1981
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/