Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1899
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1898 1947
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Jan–Feb 1899
2-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1956
Dec 1898–Feb 1899
3-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Ties: 1902, 1945
Nov 1898–Feb 1899
4-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Oct 1898–Feb 1899
5-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1941
Sep 1898–Feb 1899
6-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1898–Feb 1899
7-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–Feb 1899
8-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1951
Jun 1898–Feb 1899
9-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918, 1931, 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1920
May 1898–Feb 1899
10-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1898–Feb 1899
11-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Mar 1898–Feb 1899
12-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Ties: 1971
Sep 1897–Feb 1899
18-Month
42.71"
(1,084.83mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1897 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Ties: 1910
Mar 1897–Feb 1899
24-Month
58.98"
(1,498.09mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1897 1935
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Mar 1896–Feb 1899
36-Month
89.48"
(2,272.79mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1898 1957
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1895–Feb 1899
48-Month
116.75"
(2,965.45mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1957
90th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/