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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1950
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
81st Driest
Driest since:
1947
48th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Ties: 1932, 1969, 1982
Jan–Feb 1950
2-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
123rd Driest
Driest since:
1977
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
1998
Dec 1949–Feb 1950
3-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
110th Driest
Driest since:
1977
18th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1949–Feb 1950
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
67th Driest
Driest since:
1977
61st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Oct 1949–Feb 1950
5-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
1977
44th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1949–Feb 1950
6-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
76th Driest
Driest since:
1977
52nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug 1949–Feb 1950
7-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
69th Driest
Driest since:
1977
59th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1949–Feb 1950
8-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
80th Driest
Driest since:
1977
48th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1965, 1992
Jun 1949–Feb 1950
9-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
90th Driest
Driest since:
1918, 1931, 1977
38th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1949–Feb 1950
10-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
82nd Driest
Driest since:
1918
46th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr 1949–Feb 1950
11-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
1931
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar 1949–Feb 1950
12-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
62nd Driest
Driest since:
1931
66th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Sep 1948–Feb 1950
18-Month
45.22"
(1,148.59mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
86th Driest
Driest since:
1918
41st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 1948–Feb 1950
24-Month
62.06"
(1,576.32mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
88th Driest
Driest since:
1935
39th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 1947–Feb 1950
36-Month
92.47"
(2,348.74mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
88th Driest
Driest since:
1957
38th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Ties: 1929
Mar 1946–Feb 1950
48-Month
122.42"
(3,109.47mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
82nd Driest
Driest since:
1957
43rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar 1945–Feb 1950
60-Month
155.50"
(3,949.70mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
99th Driest
Driest since:
1957
25th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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