Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1981
1-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1947
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Jan–Feb 1981
2-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 2009
Dec 1980–Feb 1981
3-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Nov 1980–Feb 1981
4-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Oct 1980–Feb 1981
5-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1980–Feb 1981
6-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Feb 1981
7-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1940
Jul 1980–Feb 1981
8-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Feb 1981
9-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918, 1931, 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Feb 1981
10-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Apr 1980–Feb 1981
11-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1980–Feb 1981
12-Month
26.85"
(681.99mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1979–Feb 1981
18-Month
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Mar 1979–Feb 1981
24-Month
58.26"
(1,479.80mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Mar 1978–Feb 1981
36-Month
89.36"
(2,269.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1977–Feb 1981
48-Month
121.94"
(3,097.28mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1981
60-Month
147.41"
(3,744.21mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/