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 September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2017
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1947
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Ties: 2014
Jan–Feb 2017
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2016–Feb 2017
3-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 2016–Feb 2017
4-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Oct 2016–Feb 2017
5-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2016–Feb 2017
6-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Aug 2016–Feb 2017
7-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2016–Feb 2017
8-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2016–Feb 2017
9-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918, 1931, 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May 2016–Feb 2017
10-Month
27.02"
(686.31mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Apr 2016–Feb 2017
11-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Mar 2016–Feb 2017
12-Month
32.94"
(836.68mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2015–Feb 2017
18-Month
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1974
Mar 2015–Feb 2017
24-Month
67.93"
(1,725.42mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Mar 2014–Feb 2017
36-Month
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
8.86"
(225.04mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2013–Feb 2017
48-Month
129.02"
(3,277.11mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2012–Feb 2017
60-Month
157.00"
(3,987.80mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

Citing This Page

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