Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1939
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1947
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Jan–Feb 1939
2-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1938–Feb 1939
3-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1956, 1999
Nov 1938–Feb 1939
4-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Oct 1938–Feb 1939
5-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1938–Feb 1939
6-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Feb 1939
7-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Feb 1939
8-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1945
Jun 1938–Feb 1939
9-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918, 1931, 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
May 1938–Feb 1939
10-Month
24.65"
(626.11mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1965, 2009
Apr 1938–Feb 1939
11-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Mar 1938–Feb 1939
12-Month
30.64"
(778.26mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Sep 1937–Feb 1939
18-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Mar 1937–Feb 1939
24-Month
59.80"
(1,518.92mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Mar 1936–Feb 1939
36-Month
87.45"
(2,221.23mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Mar 1935–Feb 1939
48-Month
118.33"
(3,005.58mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Mar 1934–Feb 1939
60-Month
144.75"
(3,676.65mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/