Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1938
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1947
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1998
Jan–Feb 1938
2-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1948
Dec 1937–Feb 1938
3-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1937–Feb 1938
4-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Oct 1937–Feb 1938
5-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1914
Sep 1937–Feb 1938
6-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Feb 1938
7-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–Feb 1938
8-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–Feb 1938
9-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1918, 1931, 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
May 1937–Feb 1938
10-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Apr 1937–Feb 1938
11-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Mar 1937–Feb 1938
12-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Sep 1936–Feb 1938
18-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1974
Mar 1936–Feb 1938
24-Month
56.81"
(1,442.97mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2017
Mar 1935–Feb 1938
36-Month
87.69"
(2,227.33mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Ties: 1925
Mar 1934–Feb 1938
48-Month
114.11"
(2,898.39mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-5.66"
(-143.77mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Mar 1933–Feb 1938
60-Month
140.89"
(3,578.61mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-8.74"
(-221.99mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/