Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1986
1-Month
2.82"
(71.63mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1947
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Jan–Feb 1986
2-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Dec 1985–Feb 1986
3-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Nov 1985–Feb 1986
4-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1896
Oct 1985–Feb 1986
5-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Ties: 1919
Sep 1985–Feb 1986
6-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–Feb 1986
7-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jul 1985–Feb 1986
8-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1985–Feb 1986
9-Month
23.72"
(602.49mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918, 1931, 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
May 1985–Feb 1986
10-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Apr 1985–Feb 1986
11-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Mar 1985–Feb 1986
12-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1984–Feb 1986
18-Month
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
Mar 1984–Feb 1986
24-Month
62.18"
(1,579.37mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2017
Mar 1983–Feb 1986
36-Month
95.64"
(2,429.26mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Mar 1982–Feb 1986
48-Month
129.19"
(3,281.43mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Mar 1981–Feb 1986
60-Month
161.07"
(4,091.18mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/