Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1927
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1902 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1916
Dec 1926–Jan 1927
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1926 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1932
Ties: 2009
Nov 1926–Jan 1927
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1926 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Oct 1926–Jan 1927
4-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2016
Sep 1926–Jan 1927
5-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1969
Aug 1926–Jan 1927
6-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1926–Jan 1927
7-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1983
Jun 1926–Jan 1927
8-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1926 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1926–Jan 1927
9-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2016
Ties: 2015
Apr 1926–Jan 1927
10-Month
25.99"
(660.15mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2016
Ties: 1903
Mar 1926–Jan 1927
11-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1974
Feb 1926–Jan 1927
12-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1974
Aug 1925–Jan 1927
18-Month
44.46"
(1,129.28mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1926 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2020
Feb 1925–Jan 1927
24-Month
57.38"
(1,457.45mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1926 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020
Feb 1924–Jan 1927
36-Month
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-5.67"
(-144.01mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2020
Feb 1923–Jan 1927
48-Month
115.43"
(2,931.92mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020
Feb 1922–Jan 1927
60-Month
145.73"
(3,701.54mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1926 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020
Ties: 1918

Citing This Page

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