Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1987
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1947
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Feb 1987
2-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1998
Ties: 1965
Dec 1986–Feb 1987
3-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1986–Feb 1987
4-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1986–Feb 1987
5-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Sep 1986–Feb 1987
6-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Aug 1986–Feb 1987
7-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jul 1986–Feb 1987
8-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.32"
(58.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jun 1986–Feb 1987
9-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918, 1931, 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
May 1986–Feb 1987
10-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Apr 1986–Feb 1987
11-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1996
Mar 1986–Feb 1987
12-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 1985–Feb 1987
18-Month
47.06"
(1,195.32mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1974
Mar 1985–Feb 1987
24-Month
62.33"
(1,583.18mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2017
Mar 1984–Feb 1987
36-Month
93.79"
(2,382.27mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Mar 1983–Feb 1987
48-Month
127.25"
(3,232.15mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Mar 1982–Feb 1987
60-Month
160.80"
(4,084.32mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/