Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1961
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1960 1947
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Jan–Feb 1961
2-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Ties: 1900, 1910, 2000
Dec 1960–Feb 1961
3-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1960–Feb 1961
4-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Oct 1960–Feb 1961
5-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1960–Feb 1961
6-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 2018
Aug 1960–Feb 1961
7-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Feb 1961
8-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–Feb 1961
9-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918, 1931, 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1960–Feb 1961
10-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr 1960–Feb 1961
11-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1960–Feb 1961
12-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1959–Feb 1961
18-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Mar 1959–Feb 1961
24-Month
59.07"
(1,500.38mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1935
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Mar 1958–Feb 1961
36-Month
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Mar 1957–Feb 1961
48-Month
123.50"
(3,136.90mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1956–Feb 1961
60-Month
148.20"
(3,764.28mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/