Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1920
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1895 1947
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Jan–Feb 1920
2-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Dec 1919–Feb 1920
3-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1920 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Nov 1919–Feb 1920
4-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Oct 1919–Feb 1920
5-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Ties: 1937, 1942
Sep 1919–Feb 1920
6-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Ties: 1915
Aug 1919–Feb 1920
7-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jul 1919–Feb 1920
8-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1919 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1919–Feb 1920
9-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918, 1931, 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1899
May 1919–Feb 1920
10-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr 1919–Feb 1920
11-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar 1919–Feb 1920
12-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1919 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 2004
Sep 1918–Feb 1920
18-Month
45.92"
(1,166.37mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Mar 1918–Feb 1920
24-Month
60.23"
(1,529.84mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1919 1935
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Mar 1917–Feb 1920
36-Month
85.71"
(2,177.03mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2020
Mar 1916–Feb 1920
48-Month
113.57"
(2,884.68mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1920 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Mar 1915–Feb 1920
60-Month
146.38"
(3,718.05mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1919 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/