Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1960
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1947
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Jan–Feb 1960
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1998
Dec 1959–Feb 1960
3-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1959–Feb 1960
4-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1991
Oct 1959–Feb 1960
5-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1952
Sep 1959–Feb 1960
6-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Feb 1960
7-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–Feb 1960
8-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1959–Feb 1960
9-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918, 1931, 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1959–Feb 1960
10-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1959–Feb 1960
11-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1943
Mar 1959–Feb 1960
12-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1958–Feb 1960
18-Month
43.33"
(1,100.58mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Mar 1958–Feb 1960
24-Month
60.96"
(1,548.38mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 1935
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Mar 1957–Feb 1960
36-Month
95.34"
(2,421.64mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Mar 1956–Feb 1960
48-Month
120.04"
(3,049.02mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1955–Feb 1960
60-Month
148.76"
(3,778.50mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/