Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1909
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1932
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Ties: 1962
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
19.19"
(487.43mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
22.82"
(579.63mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
26.77"
(679.96mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
29.68"
(753.87mm)
30.01"
(762.25mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
32.70"
(830.58mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
33.28"
(845.31mm)
34.94"
(887.48mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
49.25"
(1,250.95mm)
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
67.27"
(1,708.66mm)
69.90"
(1,775.46mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
101.29"
(2,572.77mm)
104.84"
(2,662.94mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
137.50"
(3,492.50mm)
139.66"
(3,547.36mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
176.57"
(4,484.88mm)
174.43"
(4,430.52mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/