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 August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1923

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1923
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1922 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Ties: 1911, 1952
Dec 1922–Jan 1923
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1932
Nov 1922–Jan 1923
3-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1922 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Ties: 1933
Oct 1922–Jan 1923
4-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2016
Sep 1922–Jan 1923
5-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1918 1940
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Aug 1922–Jan 1923
6-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1918 1940
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jul 1922–Jan 1923
7-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1918 1940
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
Jun 1922–Jan 1923
8-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1918 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2019
May 1922–Jan 1923
9-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2016
Apr 1922–Jan 1923
10-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1918 1940
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2016
Ties: 2002, 2021
Mar 1922–Jan 1923
11-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1922 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Feb 1922–Jan 1923
12-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1922 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1974
Aug 1921–Jan 1923
18-Month
43.61"
(1,107.69mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1919 1955
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2020
Feb 1921–Jan 1923
24-Month
59.00"
(1,498.60mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2020
Feb 1920–Jan 1923
36-Month
90.20"
(2,291.08mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1920 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2020
Feb 1919–Jan 1923
48-Month
122.26"
(3,105.40mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1922 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1918–Jan 1923
60-Month
150.54"
(3,823.72mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020

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/