Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2012
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2009 1947
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Jan–Feb 2012
2-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Dec 2011–Feb 2012
3-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Nov 2011–Feb 2012
4-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Oct 2011–Feb 2012
5-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2011–Feb 2012
6-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2011–Feb 2012
7-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 2013
Jul 2011–Feb 2012
8-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2011–Feb 2012
9-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918, 1931, 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2011–Feb 2012
10-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Apr 2011–Feb 2012
11-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Mar 2011–Feb 2012
12-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1948
Sep 2010–Feb 2012
18-Month
43.46"
(1,103.88mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1974
Ties: 1924
Mar 2010–Feb 2012
24-Month
60.78"
(1,543.81mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1935
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Mar 2009–Feb 2012
36-Month
94.56"
(2,401.82mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2011 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2008–Feb 2012
48-Month
124.27"
(3,156.46mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2011 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Mar 2007–Feb 2012
60-Month
154.15"
(3,915.41mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2011 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

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