Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1983
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1947
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Ties: 1990
Jan–Feb 1983
2-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1998
Ties: 1962, 2005
Dec 1982–Feb 1983
3-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1982–Feb 1983
4-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Oct 1982–Feb 1983
5-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1982–Feb 1983
6-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1982–Feb 1983
7-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1982–Feb 1983
8-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1982–Feb 1983
9-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918, 1931, 1977
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1982–Feb 1983
10-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr 1982–Feb 1983
11-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Mar 1982–Feb 1983
12-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1981–Feb 1983
18-Month
48.22"
(1,224.79mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Mar 1981–Feb 1983
24-Month
65.43"
(1,661.92mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Mar 1980–Feb 1983
36-Month
92.28"
(2,343.91mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1979–Feb 1983
48-Month
123.69"
(3,141.73mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 2006
Mar 1978–Feb 1983
60-Month
154.79"
(3,931.67mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/