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 2022

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2022
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1916
Ties: 2011
Dec 2021–Jan 2022
2-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1932
Ties: 1902
Nov 2021–Jan 2022
3-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2016
Oct 2021–Jan 2022
4-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1981
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 1994
Sep 2021–Jan 2022
5-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2021 1940
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2021–Jan 2022
6-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2021 1940
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jul 2021–Jan 2022
7-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2021 1940
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jun 2021–Jan 2022
8-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2021 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
May 2021–Jan 2022
9-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2016
Apr 2021–Jan 2022
10-Month
25.48"
(647.19mm)
25.32"
(643.13mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2021 1940
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2016
Mar 2021–Jan 2022
11-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Feb 2021–Jan 2022
12-Month
30.03"
(762.76mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2021 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1974
Aug 2020–Jan 2022
18-Month
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2013 1955
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
Feb 2020–Jan 2022
24-Month
59.74"
(1,517.40mm)
59.93"
(1,522.22mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
Feb 2019–Jan 2022
36-Month
94.76"
(2,406.90mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2022
48-Month
130.12"
(3,305.05mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2022
60-Month
161.04"
(4,090.42mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
11.41"
(289.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/