Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Ties: 1916, 1921, 1941
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918, 1931, 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
42.75"
(1,085.85mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
58.05"
(1,474.47mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
89.51"
(2,273.55mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
120.52"
(3,061.21mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
155.87"
(3,959.10mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

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  • 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/