Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1947
1-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jan–Feb 1947
2-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Ties: 1984
Dec 1946–Feb 1947
3-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1946–Feb 1947
4-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Oct 1946–Feb 1947
5-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1946–Feb 1947
6-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1930, 1966
Aug 1946–Feb 1947
7-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–Feb 1947
8-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–Feb 1947
9-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918, 1931, 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1946–Feb 1947
10-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1946–Feb 1947
11-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1930
Mar 1946–Feb 1947
12-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1945–Feb 1947
18-Month
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Mar 1945–Feb 1947
24-Month
63.03"
(1,600.96mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1935
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Mar 1944–Feb 1947
36-Month
93.66"
(2,378.96mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Mar 1943–Feb 1947
48-Month
121.53"
(3,086.86mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1972
Mar 1942–Feb 1947
60-Month
152.76"
(3,880.10mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/