Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1970
1-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1968 1947
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jan–Feb 1970
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–Feb 1970
3-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1924
Nov 1969–Feb 1970
4-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Oct 1969–Feb 1970
5-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1969–Feb 1970
6-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1969–Feb 1970
7-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 2011
Jul 1969–Feb 1970
8-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 2009
Jun 1969–Feb 1970
9-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1918, 1931, 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1969–Feb 1970
10-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1969–Feb 1970
11-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Mar 1969–Feb 1970
12-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1968–Feb 1970
18-Month
44.37"
(1,127.00mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1968–Feb 1970
24-Month
61.09"
(1,551.69mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 2015
Mar 1967–Feb 1970
36-Month
90.77"
(2,305.56mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Mar 1966–Feb 1970
48-Month
117.10"
(2,974.34mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Mar 1965–Feb 1970
60-Month
147.10"
(3,736.34mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/