Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2003
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1947
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Feb 2003
2-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2002–Feb 2003
3-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1984
Nov 2002–Feb 2003
4-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Oct 2002–Feb 2003
5-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Sep 2002–Feb 2003
6-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2002–Feb 2003
7-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jul 2002–Feb 2003
8-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 2002–Feb 2003
9-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918, 1931, 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1968
May 2002–Feb 2003
10-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Apr 2002–Feb 2003
11-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2002–Feb 2003
12-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Sep 2001–Feb 2003
18-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1974
Mar 2001–Feb 2003
24-Month
57.91"
(1,470.91mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 1935
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2017
Mar 2000–Feb 2003
36-Month
85.93"
(2,182.62mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar 1999–Feb 2003
48-Month
113.61"
(2,885.69mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-6.16"
(-156.47mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Mar 1998–Feb 2003
60-Month
145.87"
(3,705.10mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/