Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1906
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1916
Dec 1905–Jan 1906
2-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1932
Ties: 1924
Nov 1905–Jan 1906
3-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1905 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2016
Oct 1905–Jan 1906
4-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2016
Sep 1905–Jan 1906
5-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1905–Jan 1906
6-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1966, 2009
Jul 1905–Jan 1906
7-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1905–Jan 1906
8-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1905 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
May 1905–Jan 1906
9-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1905 1918
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Apr 1905–Jan 1906
10-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1905 1940
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Mar 1905–Jan 1906
11-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1905–Jan 1906
12-Month
32.95"
(836.93mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1905 1931
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Aug 1904–Jan 1906
18-Month
44.99"
(1,142.75mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1905 1955
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1904–Jan 1906
24-Month
61.27"
(1,556.26mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1905 1918
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1903–Jan 1906
36-Month
90.17"
(2,290.32mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1902–Jan 1906
48-Month
121.62"
(3,089.15mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1901–Jan 1906
60-Month
148.71"
(3,777.23mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1905 1957
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/