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 2014

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2014
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2003 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1916
Dec 2013–Jan 2014
2-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2001 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1932
Nov 2013–Jan 2014
3-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2016
Oct 2013–Jan 2014
4-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2016
Sep 2013–Jan 2014
5-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2001 1940
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Aug 2013–Jan 2014
6-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1940
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jul 2013–Jan 2014
7-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 1940
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2013–Jan 2014
8-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2013–Jan 2014
9-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2016
Ties: 1908
Apr 2013–Jan 2014
10-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2013 1940
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Mar 2013–Jan 2014
11-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2013 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1974
Feb 2013–Jan 2014
12-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1974
Aug 2012–Jan 2014
18-Month
43.67"
(1,109.22mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2013 1955
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Feb 2012–Jan 2014
24-Month
57.87"
(1,469.90mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2020
Feb 2011–Jan 2014
36-Month
88.41"
(2,245.61mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2020
Feb 2010–Jan 2014
48-Month
118.81"
(3,017.77mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2020
Feb 2009–Jan 2014
60-Month
152.13"
(3,864.10mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2005 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2020

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/