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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1944
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
28th Driest
Driest since:
1981
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
1916
Dec 1943–Jan 1944
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1981
116th Wettest
Wettest since:
1932
Nov 1943–Jan 1944
3-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
1977
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Ties: 2018
Oct 1943–Jan 1944
4-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1981
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Sep 1943–Jan 1944
5-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1940
125th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1943–Jan 1944
6-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1940
125th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1943–Jan 1944
7-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-3.42"
(-86.86mm)
5th Driest
Driest since:
1940
123rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1943–Jan 1944
8-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
1981
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1943–Jan 1944
9-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
14th Driest
Driest since:
1918
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Apr 1943–Jan 1944
10-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
1940
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Mar 1943–Jan 1944
11-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
17th Driest
Driest since:
1957
111th Wettest
Wettest since:
1974
Feb 1943–Jan 1944
12-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
10th Driest
Driest since:
1931
118th Wettest
Wettest since:
1974
Aug 1942–Jan 1944
18-Month
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
1955
98th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1942–Jan 1944
24-Month
58.44"
(1,484.38mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
41st Driest
Driest since:
1918
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1944
36-Month
90.75"
(2,305.05mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
74th Driest
Driest since:
1957
52nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1940–Jan 1944
48-Month
121.31"
(3,081.27mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
73rd Driest
Driest since:
1957
52nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1939–Jan 1944
60-Month
147.08"
(3,735.83mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
42nd Driest
Driest since:
1957
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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