Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1988
1-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 2006
Jan–Feb 1988
2-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1987–Feb 1988
3-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1987–Feb 1988
4-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1912
Oct 1987–Feb 1988
5-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1911
Sep 1987–Feb 1988
6-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1923
Aug 1987–Feb 1988
7-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Feb 1988
8-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–Feb 1988
9-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918, 1931, 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Feb 1988
10-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr 1987–Feb 1988
11-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1987–Feb 1988
12-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1986–Feb 1988
18-Month
43.84"
(1,113.54mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Mar 1986–Feb 1988
24-Month
59.61"
(1,514.09mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Mar 1985–Feb 1988
36-Month
90.33"
(2,294.38mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1984–Feb 1988
48-Month
121.79"
(3,093.47mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1982 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1983–Feb 1988
60-Month
155.25"
(3,943.35mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1962

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/