Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1953
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1952 1947
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Ties: 1946, 2005
Jan–Feb 1953
2-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Ties: 1966
Dec 1952–Feb 1953
3-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1952–Feb 1953
4-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Oct 1952–Feb 1953
5-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1952–Feb 1953
6-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Feb 1953
7-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–Feb 1953
8-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–Feb 1953
9-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1918, 1931, 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Feb 1953
10-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1952–Feb 1953
11-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1952–Feb 1953
12-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1951–Feb 1953
18-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1974
Mar 1951–Feb 1953
24-Month
57.68"
(1,465.07mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Mar 1950–Feb 1953
36-Month
87.57"
(2,224.28mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1949–Feb 1953
48-Month
117.90"
(2,994.66mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1948–Feb 1953
60-Month
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/