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 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2020
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2017 1947
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1922
Jan–Feb 2020
2-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1897
Dec 2019–Feb 2020
3-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2019–Feb 2020
4-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Oct 2019–Feb 2020
5-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–Feb 2020
6-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Feb 2020
7-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Feb 2020
8-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–Feb 2020
9-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918, 1931, 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Feb 2020
10-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2019–Feb 2020
11-Month
31.92"
(810.77mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2019–Feb 2020
12-Month
34.16"
(867.66mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2018–Feb 2020
18-Month
52.96"
(1,345.18mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
9.31"
(236.47mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2018–Feb 2020
24-Month
69.91"
(1,775.71mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
9.99"
(253.74mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2017–Feb 2020
36-Month
101.47"
(2,577.34mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
11.60"
(294.64mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2016–Feb 2020
48-Month
134.41"
(3,414.01mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
14.64"
(371.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2015–Feb 2020
60-Month
169.40"
(4,302.76mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
19.77"
(502.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/