Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1947
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1918, 2006
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918, 1931, 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
27.98"
(710.69mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
60.44"
(1,535.18mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
89.55"
(2,274.57mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
121.53"
(3,086.86mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1947
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
151.21"
(3,840.73mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/