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 October 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2016
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2015 1947
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Jan–Feb 2016
2-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Dec 2015–Feb 2016
3-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 2015–Feb 2016
4-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Oct 2015–Feb 2016
5-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2015–Feb 2016
6-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 2015–Feb 2016
7-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2015–Feb 2016
8-Month
22.04"
(559.82mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2015–Feb 2016
9-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1918, 1931, 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
May 2015–Feb 2016
10-Month
30.03"
(762.76mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 2015–Feb 2016
11-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 2015–Feb 2016
12-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
5.03"
(127.77mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Sep 2014–Feb 2016
18-Month
48.33"
(1,227.58mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Mar 2014–Feb 2016
24-Month
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Mar 2013–Feb 2016
36-Month
96.08"
(2,440.43mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Mar 2012–Feb 2016
48-Month
124.06"
(3,151.12mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Mar 2011–Feb 2016
60-Month
154.47"
(3,923.54mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/