Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, February 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1959
1-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1957 1947
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Ties: 1905
Jan–Feb 1959
2-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Ties: 1944
Dec 1958–Feb 1959
3-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1958–Feb 1959
4-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1958–Feb 1959
5-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1958–Feb 1959
6-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
13.68"
(347.47mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–Feb 1959
7-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1900
Jul 1958–Feb 1959
8-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–Feb 1959
9-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918, 1931, 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1958–Feb 1959
10-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1958–Feb 1959
11-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
27.45"
(697.23mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1958–Feb 1959
12-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1957–Feb 1959
18-Month
45.91"
(1,166.11mm)
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Ties: 1942
Mar 1957–Feb 1959
24-Month
64.43"
(1,636.52mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1958 1935
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Mar 1956–Feb 1959
36-Month
89.13"
(2,263.90mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Mar 1955–Feb 1959
48-Month
117.85"
(2,993.39mm)
119.77"
(3,042.16mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1954–Feb 1959
60-Month
143.88"
(3,654.55mm)
149.63"
(3,800.60mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/