Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1942
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1941 1947
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Ties: 1952
Jan–Feb 1942
2-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Dec 1941–Feb 1942
3-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Nov 1941–Feb 1942
4-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Oct 1941–Feb 1942
5-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1920, 1937
Sep 1941–Feb 1942
6-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Aug 1941–Feb 1942
7-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Jul 1941–Feb 1942
8-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1941–Feb 1942
9-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918, 1931, 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May 1941–Feb 1942
10-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr 1941–Feb 1942
11-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar 1941–Feb 1942
12-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1940–Feb 1942
18-Month
45.91"
(1,166.11mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Ties: 1959
Mar 1940–Feb 1942
24-Month
61.89"
(1,572.01mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2020
Mar 1939–Feb 1942
36-Month
87.71"
(2,227.83mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Mar 1938–Feb 1942
48-Month
118.35"
(3,006.09mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Mar 1937–Feb 1942
60-Month
147.51"
(3,746.75mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/