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 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2004
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2002 1947
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Jan–Feb 2004
2-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Dec 2003–Feb 2004
3-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Ties: 1912
Nov 2003–Feb 2004
4-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Oct 2003–Feb 2004
5-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Sep 2003–Feb 2004
6-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Aug 2003–Feb 2004
7-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jul 2003–Feb 2004
8-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jun 2003–Feb 2004
9-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2003 1918, 1931, 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
May 2003–Feb 2004
10-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1909
Apr 2003–Feb 2004
11-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1908
Mar 2003–Feb 2004
12-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Ties: 1920
Sep 2002–Feb 2004
18-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1974
Mar 2002–Feb 2004
24-Month
60.65"
(1,540.51mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1935
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2017
Mar 2001–Feb 2004
36-Month
88.94"
(2,259.08mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Mar 2000–Feb 2004
48-Month
116.96"
(2,970.78mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2003 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar 1999–Feb 2004
60-Month
144.64"
(3,673.86mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/