Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1997
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1947
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1998
Jan–Feb 1997
2-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1998
Dec 1996–Feb 1997
3-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Nov 1996–Feb 1997
4-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Oct 1996–Feb 1997
5-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1996–Feb 1997
6-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1996–Feb 1997
7-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1996–Feb 1997
8-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1996–Feb 1997
9-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1918, 1931, 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1996–Feb 1997
10-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1996–Feb 1997
11-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1996–Feb 1997
12-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 1995–Feb 1997
18-Month
48.35"
(1,228.09mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1974
Mar 1995–Feb 1997
24-Month
66.81"
(1,696.97mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
6.89"
(175.00mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1935
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Mar 1994–Feb 1997
36-Month
97.82"
(2,484.63mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Ties: 1976
Mar 1993–Feb 1997
48-Month
129.45"
(3,288.03mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Mar 1992–Feb 1997
60-Month
161.69"
(4,106.93mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
12.06"
(306.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
4th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/