Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1989
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1947
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 2010
Jan–Feb 1989
2-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Ties: 2001
Dec 1988–Feb 1989
3-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Nov 1988–Feb 1989
4-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Oct 1988–Feb 1989
5-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1896
Sep 1988–Feb 1989
6-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 2013
Aug 1988–Feb 1989
7-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1988–Feb 1989
8-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1988–Feb 1989
9-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918, 1931, 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Ties: 1902
May 1988–Feb 1989
10-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1918
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1988–Feb 1989
11-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1988–Feb 1989
12-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1987–Feb 1989
18-Month
38.72"
(983.49mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1974
Mar 1987–Feb 1989
24-Month
54.47"
(1,383.54mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1964 1935
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
Mar 1986–Feb 1989
36-Month
86.08"
(2,186.43mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1985–Feb 1989
48-Month
116.80"
(2,966.72mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1984–Feb 1989
60-Month
148.26"
(3,765.80mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/