Climate at a Glance

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South Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1909
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Ties: 1925
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
19.19"
(487.43mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
26.77"
(679.96mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
30.01"
(762.25mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
36.96"
(938.78mm)
32.70"
(830.58mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
39.71"
(1,008.63mm)
34.94"
(887.48mm)
4.77"
(121.15mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
56.98"
(1,447.29mm)
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
72.99"
(1,853.95mm)
69.90"
(1,775.46mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
106.98"
(2,717.29mm)
104.84"
(2,662.94mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Ties: 1959
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
141.00"
(3,581.40mm)
139.66"
(3,547.36mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
177.21"
(4,501.13mm)
174.43"
(4,430.52mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/