Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1898
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1895 1947
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1934
Jan–Feb 1898
2-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1897–Feb 1898
3-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Nov 1897–Feb 1898
4-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Oct 1897–Feb 1898
5-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 2001
Sep 1897–Feb 1898
6-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–Feb 1898
7-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–Feb 1898
8-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1897–Feb 1898
9-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1896 1918, 1931, 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May 1897–Feb 1898
10-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Apr 1897–Feb 1898
11-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Mar 1897–Feb 1898
12-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1896–Feb 1898
18-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1897 1918
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Mar 1896–Feb 1898
24-Month
59.10"
(1,501.14mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1897 1935
75th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Ties: 1944
Mar 1895–Feb 1898
36-Month
86.37"
(2,193.80mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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