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 May 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2018
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1947
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jan–Feb 2018
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Dec 2017–Feb 2018
3-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2017–Feb 2018
4-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Oct 2017–Feb 2018
5-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2017–Feb 2018
6-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2009 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1961
Aug 2017–Feb 2018
7-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1991
Jul 2017–Feb 2018
8-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2017–Feb 2018
9-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918, 1931, 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1976
May 2017–Feb 2018
10-Month
25.47"
(646.94mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Apr 2017–Feb 2018
11-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Mar 2017–Feb 2018
12-Month
31.56"
(801.62mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2016–Feb 2018
18-Month
46.64"
(1,184.66mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Ties: 1907
Mar 2016–Feb 2018
24-Month
64.50"
(1,638.30mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Mar 2015–Feb 2018
36-Month
99.49"
(2,527.05mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Mar 2014–Feb 2018
48-Month
130.29"
(3,309.37mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Mar 2013–Feb 2018
60-Month
160.58"
(4,078.73mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/