Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1948
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jan–Feb 1948
2-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Ties: 1938
Dec 1947–Feb 1948
3-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1947–Feb 1948
4-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1945
Oct 1947–Feb 1948
5-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1965
Sep 1947–Feb 1948
6-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1947–Feb 1948
7-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1947–Feb 1948
8-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1947–Feb 1948
9-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918, 1931, 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1919
May 1947–Feb 1948
10-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Apr 1947–Feb 1948
11-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1936
Mar 1947–Feb 1948
12-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 2012
Sep 1946–Feb 1948
18-Month
44.25"
(1,123.95mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Ties: 1995
Mar 1946–Feb 1948
24-Month
60.36"
(1,533.14mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1935
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Mar 1945–Feb 1948
36-Month
93.44"
(2,373.38mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar 1944–Feb 1948
48-Month
124.07"
(3,151.38mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Mar 1943–Feb 1948
60-Month
151.94"
(3,859.28mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/