Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1998
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1997 1947
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Feb 1998
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Feb 1998
3-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1997–Feb 1998
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Oct 1997–Feb 1998
5-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1997–Feb 1998
6-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Feb 1998
7-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Feb 1998
8-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Feb 1998
9-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1918, 1931, 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Feb 1998
10-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Feb 1998
11-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Feb 1998
12-Month
33.34"
(846.84mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1996–Feb 1998
18-Month
50.76"
(1,289.30mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1996–Feb 1998
24-Month
67.53"
(1,715.26mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1935
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1995–Feb 1998
36-Month
100.15"
(2,543.81mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1994–Feb 1998
48-Month
131.16"
(3,331.46mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
11.39"
(289.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1993–Feb 1998
60-Month
162.79"
(4,134.87mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
13.16"
(334.27mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/