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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, January 1994

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1994
1-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
1981
65th Wettest
Wettest since:
1916
Dec 1993–Jan 1994
2-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
38th Driest
Driest since:
1981
90th Wettest
Wettest since:
1932
Ties: 1939
Nov 1993–Jan 1994
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1977
92nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Ties: 2011
Oct 1993–Jan 1994
4-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1981
85th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Sep 1993–Jan 1994
5-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1940
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1993–Jan 1994
6-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
48th Driest
Driest since:
1940
80th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1938
Jul 1993–Jan 1994
7-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1940
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1993–Jan 1994
8-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
1981
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 2007
May 1993–Jan 1994
9-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
87th Driest
Driest since:
1918
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Ties: 2011
Apr 1993–Jan 1994
10-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
94th Driest
Driest since:
1940
34th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Mar 1993–Jan 1994
11-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
97th Driest
Driest since:
1957
31st Wettest
Wettest since:
1974
Feb 1993–Jan 1994
12-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
95th Driest
Driest since:
1931
33rd Wettest
Wettest since:
1974
Aug 1992–Jan 1994
18-Month
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
112th Driest
Driest since:
1955
15th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Ties: 1928
Feb 1992–Jan 1994
24-Month
64.04"
(1,626.62mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
106th Driest
Driest since:
1918
21st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1991–Jan 1994
36-Month
96.19"
(2,443.23mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
6.33"
(160.79mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1957
15th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1990–Jan 1994
48-Month
127.94"
(3,249.68mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1957
14th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1989–Jan 1994
60-Month
157.73"
(4,006.34mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
108th Driest
Driest since:
1957
16th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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