Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1950
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1932, 1969, 1982
Jan–Feb 1950
2-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1949–Feb 1950
3-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Nov 1949–Feb 1950
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Oct 1949–Feb 1950
5-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1949–Feb 1950
6-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–Feb 1950
7-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–Feb 1950
8-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1965, 1992
Jun 1949–Feb 1950
9-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918, 1931, 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1949–Feb 1950
10-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1949–Feb 1950
11-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1949–Feb 1950
12-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1948–Feb 1950
18-Month
45.22"
(1,148.59mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Mar 1948–Feb 1950
24-Month
62.06"
(1,576.32mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1935
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Mar 1947–Feb 1950
36-Month
92.47"
(2,348.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Ties: 1929
Mar 1946–Feb 1950
48-Month
122.42"
(3,109.47mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1945–Feb 1950
60-Month
155.50"
(3,949.70mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/