Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1951
1-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1947
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jan–Feb 1951
2-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1950–Feb 1951
3-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1950–Feb 1951
4-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 2006
Oct 1950–Feb 1951
5-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1950–Feb 1951
6-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1950–Feb 1951
7-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jul 1950–Feb 1951
8-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1899
Jun 1950–Feb 1951
9-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1918, 1931, 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
May 1950–Feb 1951
10-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1966
Apr 1950–Feb 1951
11-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Mar 1950–Feb 1951
12-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1949–Feb 1951
18-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Mar 1949–Feb 1951
24-Month
60.22"
(1,529.59mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1935
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1904
Mar 1948–Feb 1951
36-Month
91.95"
(2,335.53mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Mar 1947–Feb 1951
48-Month
122.36"
(3,107.94mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Mar 1946–Feb 1951
60-Month
152.31"
(3,868.67mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 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/