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


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2018
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1947
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Ties: 1909
Jan–Feb 2018
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Ties: 1895
Dec 2017–Feb 2018
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2017–Feb 2018
4-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 2009
Oct 2017–Feb 2018
5-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1951
Sep 2017–Feb 2018
6-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–Feb 2018
7-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–Feb 2018
8-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2017–Feb 2018
9-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918, 1931, 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1914
May 2017–Feb 2018
10-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Apr 2017–Feb 2018
11-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Mar 2017–Feb 2018
12-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2016–Feb 2018
18-Month
46.63"
(1,184.40mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Mar 2016–Feb 2018
24-Month
64.49"
(1,638.05mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Mar 2015–Feb 2018
36-Month
99.48"
(2,526.79mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
9.61"
(244.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2014–Feb 2018
48-Month
130.28"
(3,309.11mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2013–Feb 2018
60-Month
160.57"
(4,078.48mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019

Citing This Page

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