Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1949
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Feb 1949
2-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1916
Dec 1948–Feb 1949
3-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1948–Feb 1949
4-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1948–Feb 1949
5-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Sep 1948–Feb 1949
6-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1919
Aug 1948–Feb 1949
7-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1971
Jul 1948–Feb 1949
8-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1948–Feb 1949
9-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918, 1931, 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1948–Feb 1949
10-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1948–Feb 1949
11-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1948–Feb 1949
12-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1947–Feb 1949
18-Month
45.46"
(1,154.68mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Mar 1947–Feb 1949
24-Month
62.14"
(1,578.36mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1935
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Mar 1946–Feb 1949
36-Month
92.09"
(2,339.09mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Mar 1945–Feb 1949
48-Month
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Mar 1944–Feb 1949
60-Month
155.80"
(3,957.32mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
20th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/