Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1990
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 1947
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Ties: 1983
Jan–Feb 1990
2-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1989–Feb 1990
3-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1989–Feb 1990
4-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Ties: 1924
Oct 1989–Feb 1990
5-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1989–Feb 1990
6-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Aug 1989–Feb 1990
7-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1935
Jul 1989–Feb 1990
8-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1989–Feb 1990
9-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918, 1931, 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1989–Feb 1990
10-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1985
Apr 1989–Feb 1990
11-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1989–Feb 1990
12-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1988–Feb 1990
18-Month
43.62"
(1,107.95mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Mar 1988–Feb 1990
24-Month
56.93"
(1,446.02mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1935
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Ties: 1977
Mar 1987–Feb 1990
36-Month
84.93"
(2,157.22mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Mar 1986–Feb 1990
48-Month
116.54"
(2,960.12mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Mar 1985–Feb 1990
60-Month
147.26"
(3,740.40mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/