Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1946
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 1947
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Ties: 1953, 2005
Jan–Feb 1946
2-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Dec 1945–Feb 1946
3-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1945–Feb 1946
4-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Oct 1945–Feb 1946
5-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1945–Feb 1946
6-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1945–Feb 1946
7-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jul 1945–Feb 1946
8-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1945–Feb 1946
9-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918, 1931, 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
May 1945–Feb 1946
10-Month
26.91"
(683.51mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Apr 1945–Feb 1946
11-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Mar 1945–Feb 1946
12-Month
33.08"
(840.23mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Sep 1944–Feb 1946
18-Month
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1974
Mar 1944–Feb 1946
24-Month
63.71"
(1,618.23mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1935
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Mar 1943–Feb 1946
36-Month
91.58"
(2,326.13mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Mar 1942–Feb 1946
48-Month
122.81"
(3,119.37mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar 1941–Feb 1946
60-Month
155.35"
(3,945.89mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
5.72"
(145.29mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/