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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1932

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1932
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1981
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
1916
Dec 1931–Jan 1932
2-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
1981
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
1932
Nov 1931–Jan 1932
3-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1977
4th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2016
Oct 1931–Jan 1932
4-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1981
11th Wettest
Wettest to Date
2016
Sep 1931–Jan 1932
5-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1940
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1931–Jan 1932
6-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
109th Driest
Driest since:
1940
19th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1931–Jan 1932
7-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
1940
22nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1931–Jan 1932
8-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
1981
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1931–Jan 1932
9-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
61st Driest
Driest since:
1918
67th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Ties: 1970
Apr 1931–Jan 1932
10-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
47th Driest
Driest since:
1940
81st Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Mar 1931–Jan 1932
11-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1957
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
1974
Feb 1931–Jan 1932
12-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
1974
Aug 1930–Jan 1932
18-Month
40.93"
(1,039.62mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1955
110th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1930–Jan 1932
24-Month
53.77"
(1,365.76mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
6th Driest
Driest since:
1918
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1929–Jan 1932
36-Month
84.14"
(2,137.16mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-5.72"
(-145.28mm)
8th Driest
Driest since:
1957
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1928–Jan 1932
48-Month
114.72"
(2,913.89mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1957
108th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1927–Jan 1932
60-Month
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
32nd Driest
Driest since:
1957
92nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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