Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1897
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 1947
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Feb 1897
2-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1896–Feb 1897
3-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Nov 1896–Feb 1897
4-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1896–Feb 1897
5-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1896–Feb 1897
6-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–Feb 1897
7-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–Feb 1897
8-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–Feb 1897
9-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918, 1931, 1977
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1896–Feb 1897
10-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1918
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1896–Feb 1897
11-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1896–Feb 1897
12-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–Feb 1897
18-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1918
90th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1895–Feb 1897
24-Month
57.77"
(1,467.36mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1935
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/